Northwestern Law - The Michael and Mary Schuette Clinical Fellowship in Health and Human Rights

10 Jul 2019 11:41 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the Michael and Mary Schuette Clinical Fellowship in Health and Human Rights, beginning September 1, 2019, in the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center for International Human Rightswith a particular focus on the work of the Northwestern Access to Health ProjectThe Michael and Mary Schuette Fellow will have a unique opportunity to gain extensive training and experience in global health, human rights law and economic development, as well as clinical legal teaching.

The Schuette Fellow will work on issues related to global health, human rights and development as they pertain to ongoing community global health work in Nigeria, Botswana, China, India and Lebanon, as well as other potential sites.  A demonstrated interest in global health law, international human rights, and fluency in French and/or Spanish is preferred. Applicants should send letters of interest and resumes to Juliet Sorensen, Bluhm Legal Clinic ( 

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2019. It is anticipated that the fellowship will end August 31, 2020.  Salary and benefits will be competitive with other public interest post-graduate fellowships.

The Bluhm Legal Clinic currently includes clinical faculty teaching in its Center on International Human Rights, the Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center, Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, the Environmental Advocacy Center, Children and Family Justice Center, the Center on Wrongful Convictions, and other clinical programs that include appellate advocacy, criminal defense, civil litigation, externships, negotiations and trial advocacy.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


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