Internships, Fellowships, & Podcasts
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 PETER ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Research in globalization affecting small to medium-sized businesses.
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.
--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.
The Ron Lehman Fellowship in Diplomacy and International Conflict
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
Title: “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Analyzing the Economic Feasibility of Brownfield vs. Greenfield Investments”