Yale Law School offers extensive support for student summer and post-graduate public interest work through summer and post-graduate fellowships. Several are specifically designated to support international or transnational work. Follow the links below for more information.

Kirby Simon Summer Human Rights Fellowships provide travel and living-expense stipends to allow students to undertake human rights work during the summer. 

The Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights funds up to three Law School graduating students or recent graduates to work full time for a year on human rights advocacy projects that they have developed, usually in conjunction with human rights organizations.

The Howard M. Holtzmann Fellowships in International Dispute Resolution support J.S.D. candidates preparing dissertations and J.D. students wishing to pursue special research projects in international arbitration, conciliation, and dispute resolution. Applications must be submitted while you are a student.

The Robina Foundation Fellowship in International Human Rights funds up to three Law School graduating students or recent graduates to work full time for a year in areas related to international human rights, particularly as international or foreign judicial clerks, international prosecutorial interns, or interns with governmental or intergovernmental agencies, or on independent research projects.

The Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and the Gruber Fellowships in Women's Rights help foster international understanding and dialogue in the fields of global justice and women's rights. 

The International Court of Justice Internship/Clerkship at The Hague, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, makes available an internship/clerkship position that is funded by the Law School.

Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague Fellowship offers YLS graduates a unique opportunity to work on cases involving issues ranging from territorial boundaries and humanitarian law to disputes under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and commercial contracts. 

The Robert M. Cover–Allard K. Lowenstein Fellowship in International Human Rights provides a two-year opportunity for a lawyer to gain clinical human rights teaching experience in the Lowenstein Clinic.