Claremont McKenna College

Welcome to The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights

The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights provides an educational experience that combines classroom and hands-on learning, activism, and research to foster in students a deeper understanding of human rights in their lives, and to prepare interested students for careers and postgraduate work in related professions. The Center hosts leading scholars and human rights activists, sponsors academic travel, internships, student-led task forces, research projects, and supports local and global campaigns, thereby advancing the cause of human rights more broadly while helping students develop the ethical commitments and leadership qualities necessary to identify, prevent, and overcome human rights abuses in today’s world.

Our Programs

Research Opportunities

The Center offers a robust student/faculty research fellowship program; a post-graduate fellowship; and annual awards for best thesis and best overall student in the human rights sequence.

Internships

The Center supports summer internship experiences with leading human rights organizations involved in policy, activism, development, education, and humanitarian aid around the world.

Student Activism

Student-led Human Rights Task forces raise awareness on campus and address a full range of current national and global human rights issues.

 

Human Rights Sequence

The Human Rights sequence provides interdisciplinary coursework that provides students with the knowledge, skills, and moral insight needed to identify, analyze, and combat human rights abuses.

News

Now Hiring!

The Mgrublian Center is now hiring Student Assistants for the 2019-20 academic year.  We are looking for creative students with strong research, writing and communication skills, and a commitment to the values of the Center to serve as Student Assistants...

2019 Summer Interns

This summer the Center is sponsoring 18 CMC student interns in a wide range of human rights opportunities around the globe: Laleh Ahmad ‘20 The Enough Project – Washington, D.C. Gabriel Blum ‘21 Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum – Riga, Latvia Roxanne...

Summer 2019 Human Rights Internships

Sponsored Internship Program: Applications are now being accepted for our 2019 Sponsored Internship program. The program provides students with grants of up to approximately $5,000 to support internships that engage undergraduates in the field(s) of human rights,...

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