Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellowship - Apply Now!

The Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellowship Program will provide opportunities to a recent graduate to conduct academically rigorous, practically relevant, policy-oriented research to help close key urgent knowledge and evidence gaps in the field of women, peace and security.

Through the fellowship, this individual, while based at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security in Washington, D.C., will pursue desk and field research that grows a body of scholarship and furthers collective understanding on women's experiences, roles and impact in conflict prevention, peacemaking, mitigation of humanitarian emergencies, political transitions and post-conflict development. You can learn more about the Institute at giwps.georgetown.edu or, if you have any questions, you can direct them to giwps@georgetown.edu

The evidence-based analysis generated by the researcher in the fellowship program will also complement the Institute's international consortium of academic and research institutions. The Fellow will participate in building relationships and pursuing joint research projects between GIWPS and other external partners on important and timely topics. The fellow with also curate and monitor the Institute’s research repository.

By training, equipping and supporting a corps of annual researchers, the Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellowship program will not only inform global leaders in the field of women, peace and security, but will shape the agenda.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • A strong academic record with a graduate degree in political science, international relations or a related field (to be eligible, applicants must be in their final semester of graduate school or be no more than three years past receiving their graduate degrees)
  • A demonstrated interest in and commitment to women’s advancement in peace, security and development
  • Experience conducting field research is strongly preferred, but not essential
  • International experience is preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies is preferred
  • Previous experience with rigorous research is strongly preferred (either during studies in the form of thesis, dissertation, etc., or in previous professional capacities)
  • Previous experience publishing analysis in online and/or print outlets is strongly preferred

Each year long, full-time fellowship will be for $45,000 plus benefits. This will be administered in a monthly stipend form.

Only graduates of Georgetown University or The Clinton School of Public Service at The University of Arkansas are eligible to apply. 

Download the application form here. The application deadline is 04/24/15.