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NYU Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law Fellowship Program

October 16, 2017 1:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The NYU School of Law Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law engages in research, public education, advocacy, and litigation to advance its mission of shaping how people understand, diagnose, and address issues of race and inequality. 

The Center's fellowship application is now open.  Candidates should possess a JD, LLM, or equivalent legal training; distinguished analytical, research, and writing skills; a demonstrated interest in racial justice; and up to 5 years of professional experience. Class of 2018 graduates will be considered. Candidates with additional training, professional, or personal experiences that intersect with race and inequality are encouraged to apply. NYU School of Law seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. NYU Law is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

To apply, please submit the following materials in a single PDF to the Center’s Executive Director, Vincent Southerland, at

  1. (1)  Cover letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, the Fellowship program, including an explanation of why you would like to become a Fellow of the Center;

  2. (2)  A detailed research proposal, no longer than 1000 words in length describing a scholarly research project or empirical study of your choosing focused on the intersection of race and inequality and the influence of those phenomena on the law;

  3. (3)  A resume;

  4. (4)  A law school transcript;

  5. (5)  List of three references with email addresses

    Applications are due December 1, 2017.  See full post here.

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