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McCain Institute Junior Fellowships ( Fully Funded)

McCain Institute Junior Fellowships ( Fully Funded)

Are you a passionate undergraduate or graduate student dreaming of a career in democracy and human rights? The McCain Institute has an incredible opportunity waiting just for you! Every trimester, we invite dedicated students to join our Junior Fellowship Program, a platform designed to inspire and empower the next generation of leaders in these crucial fields.

What Can You Expect as a Junior Fellow?

As a Junior Fellow, you won’t just observe from the sidelines; you’ll be right at the heart of our mission. Here’s what you can look forward to during your fellowship:

1. Collaboration: Work directly with experts shaping our programs, gaining hands-on experience in real-world projects.
2.Expertise Development: Deepen your understanding of democracy and human rights, honing your skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals.
3. Networking: Build valuable connections within the foreign policy and international development sectors, expanding your horizons.
4. Program Design and Management: Gain practical insights into program design and management, paving the way for your future career.

Important Dates for 2023-2024 Programs:

  • Fall 2023: Sept. 4 – Dec. 8 (Application Deadline: July 21, 2023)
  • Spring 2024: Jan. 16 – May 3 (Application Deadline: Nov. 17, 2023)
  • Summer 2024 : May 21 – Aug. 9 (Application Deadline: March 15, 2024)

Five Impactful Programs Await You in Washington:

1. Combatting Human Trafficking: End modern slavery through education, research, and partnerships.
2. Democracy Programs: Advance human rights, democracy, and freedom globally.
3. Leadership Programs: Foster the growth of future global leaders.
4. Preventing Targeted Violence: Develop solutions to end violence, working with communities and leaders.
5. Strategic Communications and Events: Shape our communication strategy and assist in event execution.

Are You Eligible?

To be part of this transformative journey, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Share our commitment to democracy and human rights.
  • Successfully pass a background check.

Ready to Make a Difference? Here’s How to Apply:

Send us your CV, a statement of interest (max two pages), and two letters of recommendation in a single PDF to Don’t forget to mention the program you’re interested in!

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Seize this chance to shape a better world. Apply for the McCain Institute Junior Fellowship Program today, and let’s create impactful change together! 🌟 #McCainInstitute #JuniorFellowships #ChangeMakers #FutureLeaders #ApplyNow 🚀