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Fellowships

November 5, 2012

Nov 11 | Global Health Disparities Research Fellowship Application Deadline
Dec 10 | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Junior Fellows Program

Nov 11 | Global Health Disparities Research Fellowship Application Deadline

Application period closes November 11th, 2012.

The Global Health Disparities Research Fellowship funds international summer research for qualified Berkeley undergraduate, master’s and PhD students. The program provides training in infectious diseases and health disparity research, with a focus on diseases that disproportionately
affect people in developing countries. Fellows are required to enroll in a 2-unit seminar course in Spring 2013 and conduct research abroad in Summer 2013.

Application information and descriptions of the summer 2013 research projects is available at: http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/mhirt.


Dec 10 | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Junior Fellows Program

Each year, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a rigorous national competition to select approximately 8-10 graduating seniors to serve as research assistants. They are matched with senior associates - academics, former government officials, lawyers and journalists from around the world - to work on a variety of international affairs issues. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists, and government officials.

Junior Fellows spend one year (beginning August 1st) at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC. Positions are full-time and include a salary and benefits package.

2013-2014 Projects:
-Democracy
-Nuclear Policy
-Energy and Climate
-International Economics—Economics background required.
-Middle East Studies—Native or near-native Arabic language skills essential.
-South Asian Studies—Applicants should be comfortable with quantitative data manipulation as well as possess an interest in military issues. Strong background in international relations, political theory or international political economy is essential. Note: foreign language skills not required.
-Asia Studies—Mandarin Chinese reading skills a huge plus. Japanese language skills may be helpful.
-Russian/Eurasian Studies—Excellent Russian language skills required.

Applicants must submit, in person or by mail, a package of all the required materials (details below). All materials must be received by Monday, December 10, 2012, at 4:00pm at Career Center Reception, 3rd floor.

For more information and an application, go to https://career.berkeley.edu/Infolab/Carnegie.stm