Internships, Fellowships, & Podcasts 

Summer 2021 Fellowships - For returning students only

As international travel and summer internships remain limited this summer, the Keck Center is offering the following fellowships for summer research. Under the supervision of a CMC professor, student fellows will conduct research falling under one of the categories below. Please identify which fellowship you are applying to by highlighting the fellowship below. You may apply to more than one fellowship (3 max). Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $2,500 stipend disbursed in two payments. Students should submit a thirty-page paper to the Keck Center based on their research by September 1, 2021. Final papers will be posted on the Keck Center website. The fellowships are:

 

  • THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Research in international strategic studies

  • The ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Research in economic development, international trade and investment, or global economic cooperation.

  • THE HAROLD W. ROOD FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Research in global security and international affairs.

  • THE KECK CENTER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF RACE IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Research in race in international relations theory or practice.

  • THE KECK CENTER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS

Research in comparative politics.

  • THE JACK STARK FELLOWSHIP IN SECURITY STUDIES

Research in aspects of U.S. security policies.

  • THE EDWARD HALEY FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Research in important contemporary international issues.

  • The PETER ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Research in globalization affecting small to medium-sized businesses.

  • THE RONALD LEHMAN FELLOWSHIP IN DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

Research on the role of diplomacy in resolving international conflict.

 

Application package should contain the following IN ONE PDF DOCUMENT: (1) the attached form; (2) brief proposal with the description of project; (3) resume and (4) an unofficial transcript.  Send applications to keckcenter@cmc.edu. Note that review of applications will begin no later than Thursday, April 8.

For a Summer 2021 Fellowship application, click HERE.

Fellowship Opportunity 2020

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

 

Thanks to recent gifts by donors to the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, the Center is announcing the following fellowship opportunities for Claremont McKenna students:

 

Harold W. Rood Fellowship in International Security

In honor of the late Dr. Harold W. Rood, a beloved former professor of international relations at Claremont McKenna College, this fellowship provides support for student research in international security. Students must conduct a major research project related to global security and international affairs under faculty supervision.

 

Peter Adams Fellowship in International Entrepreneurship and Globalization

In honor of Peter Adams ‘61, a generous board member of the Keck Center and a trail-blazing international entrepreneur, this fellowship supports student research and coursework on the politics of globalization and international business.  Students must conduct a major research project related to international entrepreneurship or global economic integration under faculty supervision. 

 

Keck Center Research Fellowship for the Study of Race in International Relations

This fellowship recognizes and supports an IR or Government major who is conducting a significant research project related to the impact of race on the practice or study of international relations. This research must be conducted under CMC faculty supervision. 

 

Keck Center Research Fellowship for the Study of Russian Politics

This fellowship recognizes and supports an IR or Government major with significant coursework and study abroad or internship experience in Russia. The recipient must conduct a major research project related to Russian domestic politics or foreign affairs under faculty supervision. 

 

For full consideration, please submit your application by Email to the Keck Center by December 3, 2020 to ghan@cmc.edu . Students must submit a resume, transcript, the name of a faculty reference, and a brief abstract describing the research project. These fellowships are intended to support major research projects, including senior thesis research, a one-semester independent study, or another research project of similar length. Recipients of these fellowships must agree to present their research projects in May 2021.

Summer 2020 Fellowships/Podcasts

As international travel and summer internships are especially limited during the current pandemic, the Keck Center is offering the following fellowships for summer research. Under the supervision of a CMC professor, student fellows will conduct research falling under one of the categories below. Please identify which fellowship you are applying for. You may apply for more than one fellowship but you must submit a separate abstract for each one. Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $2,000 stipend disbursed in two payments. Students should complete their podcast series or submit a thirty page paper to the Keck Center based on their research by September 1, 2020.

THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Research in International Strategic Studies

THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Research in economic development, social policy, international trade and investment, to include global cooperation.

THE JACK STARK FELLOWSHIP IN SECURITY STUDIES

Research in aspects of U.S. security policies.

THE EDWARD HALEY FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Research in important contemporary international issues.

THE PETER ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

Research in globalization affecting small to medium-sized businesses.

*Not Awarded

THE RONALD LEHMAN FELLOWSHIP IN DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

Research on the role of diplomacy in resolving international conflict.

THE KECK CENTER HOT TOPICS PODCAST

Instead of a research paper, students create a series of six podcasts on timely issues in world politics.

Please provide a short (up to 400 word) research proposal and attach to this application.

 

Application Package should have: (1) this form; (2) an unofficial transcript; (3) brief abstract with the description of project; and (4) Suggested faculty advisor’s name on form. 

 

Applications are being accepted currently. Note that review of applications will begin no later than

Tuesday, May 5.

--Email submissions to: ghan@cmc.edu  &  happel@cmc.edu

--Submission of final paper is due Friday, Sep 1, 2020

--Preference will go to students who are receiving limited or no support from SIE, SRO and CMC institutes for summer 2020.

--Final papers will be posted on the Keck Center’s website.

For a Summer 2020 Fellowship application, click HERE.

2019 Fellowship Papers

 The Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Strategic Studies

Carley Barnhart

Title: "No Notoriety: The Effect of Anonymizing the Perpetrators of Terrorist Attacks in Media" 

The Jack Stark Fellowship in Security Studies

Nohl Patterson

Title: "Strategic Positioning: An Analysis of the U.S. National Cyber Strategy"

The Edward Haley Fellowship in International Studies

Jayson Yasukochi

Title: "A Passive Presence: Confucianism in Modern East Asia and Its Relation to Democracy"

The Ron Lehman Fellowship in Diplomacy and International Conflict

Renee Perper

Title: "The Persistent Consequences of Sexual Violence: A Case for Continued International Intervention Following the Mt. Sinjar Genocide"

 The Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Political Economy

Jessica Fang

Title: “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Analyzing the Economic Feasibility of Brownfield vs. Greenfield Investments” 

2018 Fellowship Papers

 The Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Strategic Studies

Shanil Verjee

Title: "Cyberterrorist Recruitment in the United States and Europe: An Exploration of Social Media as a New Weapon of Mass Destruction"

 The Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Political Economy

Zheyuan (William) Shi

Title: " Wold the BRI Fail: Examining the Emergence of Controversial Projects in the Belt and Road Initiative"

The Jack Stark Fellowship in Security Studies

Harrison Hosking

Title: "A power vacuum in Oceania: Examining the role of the powers of Australia and New Zealand in a post- colonial Oceania"

The Edward Haley Fellowship in International Studies

Bryn Miller

Title: " Navigating the Pain Divide:

Balancing the Opioid Epidemic and the Global Pain Crisis"

Outside Internships & Fellowships

For more information on fellowship opportunities, please contact CMC's Director of Fellowships Advising at the Center for Global Education.

Brian Davidson

Director of Fellowships Advising
Heggblade Center 206

(909) 607-4477

brian.davidson@cmc.edu