The FXB Center and Health and Human Rights: An International Journal welcome monetary donations to assist with our various programs and initiatives. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the FXB Center or the journal, please email Arlan Fuller. You may also make a check out to the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights and send it to:
Arlan Fuller, Executive Director
FXB Center for Health and Human Rights
Harvard School of Public Health
651 Huntington Avenue, 7th floor
Boston, MA 02115 USA
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Health and Human Rights: An International Journal
The Health and Human Rights blog encourages action-oriented dialogue among human rights practitioners, featuring unique commentaries by professionals writing from the field, as well as summaries, opinions, and reviews of health and human rights publications, news, and developments.
FXB Center programs and projects receive critical research support from interns and work-study students, both in the Boston office and in the field. Past student projects include exploring the use of mobile technology in data collection with the Shanu Project and the Haiti Child Protection Initiative.
Fall 2014 Internships
Please send a resume and cover letter to FXBCENTER_INFO@hsph.harvard.edu. Please indicate to which program you are applying. Applications are due by August 22, 2014.
1. Health and Human Rights Resource Guide –Website Technical Support Intern
We are seeking an intern who can assist in making the Health and Human Rights Resource Guide website more efficient and user-friendly. This is a technical position utilizing the WordPress platform. Interns will receive training from a web developer to complete the tasks; no experience necessary.
2. Realizing Roma Rights Intern
The Realizing Roma Rights intern will work on both the Roma in Europe and Roma in the US initiatives. They will assist with a literature review, edit articles and papers, and conduct data analysis.
3. South Africa Intern
The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights seeks an unpaid intern to assist with a project on Social Restitution in South Africa. The internship consists of both gaining hands on research experience and contributing to a live project including:
- Writing brief literature reviews on a number of topics including the physical and mental health effects of injustice on people
- Analysing interview data by theme, generation and ‘race’
- Writing brief conceptual notes on topics such as symbolic violence, recognition and redistribution, social solidarity and black consciousness.
- Some basic quantitative analysis (using Excel) of a labelling activity in which people were asked to position themselves in relation to past injustice.
- Referencing using Endnote
The ideal candidate should have at least 8 hours a week available for the coming two to three months and be a detailed and accurate worker.