Now Accepting Applications for the 2017-2018 Visiting Scholars Program

The U.S.-Asia Law Institute hosts a small number of outstanding foreign research scholars from Asia each year. Our Visiting Scholars include judges, prosecutors, lawyers, legal journalists, and legislators, as well as academics. Scholars are able to audit classes at NYU, use the NYU library and other resources and attend events at NYU while pursuing their own research goals and contributing to Institute research and projects. Our semi-monthly Visiting Scholar Workshop Series provides an opportunity for Visiting Scholars to share their work with experts from various fields. All Visiting Scholars are expected to participate in Institute events and to share the results of their research with the faculty, staff and other scholars at the Institute.

Learn more here.


"Mosaic Taiwan" Exchange Program Opportunity

" Mosaic Taiwan" is a prestigious cross-cultural exchange program sponsored by Taiwan Foreign Ministry. The aim is for thirty young Americans, between ages 20-35, to participate in a three-week trip to Taiwan from May 28 to June 10, 2017. The Ministry will engage participants in meaningful workshops, lectures, tours and visits related to Taiwan.

Candidates will undergo a three-step application process. Applicants are required to submit a formal application, including a brief biography, CV, Essay, transcripts, and at least two recommendation letters. Upon review of their documents, applicants will then be interviewed by our office (TECO NY), before waiting final review and
approval from the Ministry. Winners' will receive round trip tickets, food and lodging for the duration of the trip. Learn more about the program here.
 
Please fill out this application and send to mosaictaiwan@mofa.gov.tw


Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Summer Legal Internship

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law is currently accepting applications for its       full-time summer internship program, which will run for about 10 weeks from June 1 to August 11, 2017.

Interns will work under the guidance of one or more of the Center’s human rights faculty and staff on activities       related to the Center’s current projects. CHRGJ works across a rich and diverse range of issues. The Center         houses the work of two UN mandates (Extreme Poverty and Right to Truth, Justice, Reparation, and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence), the Global Justice Clinic, and the Just Security blog. Additionally, CHRGJ directors and staff are working on projects relating to inequality and the global economy with a focus on the intersection between human rights and tax policy; transitional justice; data visualization; human rights methodology; vicarious trauma and resilience among human rights defenders; and U.S. national security law and international law involving use of force and armed conflict. Interns may also be involved in developing new projects relating to: the inter-American system; human rights and the United States, including racial injustice, Islamophobia, treatment of prisoners, and suppression of freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly. For additional information on CHRGJ’s current research, please visit our website and subscribe to our listserv to receive announcements regarding new projects.

More information here.