Gender and Public Policy Fellow – Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies & Latin American Interdisciplinary Gender Network
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Mentor: Josh Mentanko, Assistant Director of Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies, MacMillan Center, email@example.com
The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the MacMillan Center is seeking a motivated Fellow who can help develop communications content and strategy, provide logistical and events support, and assist with a variety of projects related to its new Gender and Public Policy Forum. The Forum was recently launched as a working group of the Latin American Interdisciplinary Gender Network, a partnership between CLAIS and the Center for Gender Studies (CIEG) at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. You can read more about the Forum here (https://clais.macmillan.yale.edu/news/gender-and-policy-forum-unites-scholars-and-policymakers-working-gender-issues-latin-america).
The Forum is led by a faculty committee with members from Yale and FLACSO Mexico, and the Fellow will work alongside them, CLAIS staff, and high-level policymakers and academics from throughout Latin America. The ideal candidate will be bilingual (English and Spanish) with an interest in Latin American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, public policy, and/or international affairs.
Notes & Preferences
The majority of work will be remote, although the Fellow will be expected to attend occasional group meetings and public events. The position starts January 18, 2022.
- Spanish speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills
- Strategic planning and organizational skills
- Ability to work independently/take initiative
- Strong writing skills
- Strong oral communication skills
- Effective team player
- Basic computer/web knowledge
- Curiosity and willingness to learn
- October 17, 2021: Applications deadline (11:59pm ET). Please submit a resume and a cover letter customized to this fellowship
- November 19, 2021: Interview and award notification to selected fellows
- December 13, 2021 – January 14, 2022: New fellows onboarding
- January 18, 2022: Suggested fellowship start date
- Eligibility: Fellows must be currently matriculated, Yale doctoral students in years 1-6* of their studies during the fellowship.
- Term: Fellows work at a Yale host organization under the guidance of the host mentor for 5-7 hours per week over the course of 13-15 weeks during the 2022 Spring Term
- Stipend: Fellows will receive $1,500 for Spring 2022 fellowships.
- Please note: The GPE Fellowship does not count towards the fulfillment of your teaching requirement. For more information on teaching requirements, please see the GSAS website.
* 7th-year students with COVID-related funding extensions from GSAS are eligible to apply.