Students

Welcome!

The Program on Negotiation welcomes students from all colleges and universities in the Boston area who have an interest in the field of negotiation and conflict management. We invite you to become part of the PON community! This can include coming to our many events, starting with our fall Open House, where you will meet fellow students and faculty and hear about opportunities to get involved. Other events include talks with world leaders, film showings and discussions that illuminate important aspects of conflict, and lunch and seminar talks that highlight negotiation aspects of current events.

Be sure to subscribe to our Student Interest Group email list to receive updates on events, funding and internship opportunities, and job announcements. We also include items in the SIG email that are sent to us from members of our student community.

Check out our grant and fellowship opportunities below. Our Graduate Research Fellows and grant recipients are contributing exciting new research in the field of negotiation.

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PON Events

The Program on Negotiation hosts a wide variety of events throughout the academic year, including conferences, symposia, seminars, lectures, student discussions, book talks, film series events, and more.

Please visit our events page to learn more.

Funding Opportunities from PON

Graduate Research Fellowships
The PON Graduate Research Fellowship provides support for one year of dissertation research for doctoral students. Successful candidate receive a stipend of $26,000, access to PON facilities and Harvard libraries, and the opportunity to make deep connections to the PON community.

Summer Fellowships
PON offers summer fellowship grants to students doing internships or undertaking summer research projects with public, nonprofit, or academic organizations in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution. Summer fellowships for up to $3,500 are open to currently enrolled students who will be returning to school the following semester in the Boston area.

Graduate Student Grants
PON Graduate Student Grants are designed to support cutting-edge research at the graduate level in the field of negotiation and conflict resolution. Grants are awarded for specific research projects in amounts of up to $1,000.

Next Generation Grants
The PON Next Generation Grants support research in negotiation and conflict resolution by non-tenured faculty and doctoral students. Grants are awarded for specific research projects to successful applicants within PON’s inter-university consortium. Doctoral student grants are limited to $5,000. Non-tenured, tenure-track faculty grants are limited to $10,000, of which no more than $5,000 should be for personnel.

PON Semester-Length Seminars on Negotiation and Mediation

PON offers two semester-length courses each year that are open to the public: Negotiation and Dispute Resolution in the fall, and Mediation and Conflict Management in the spring. These courses typically include participants from a wide range of disciplines, professional fields, and life experiences. Please visit our PON Seminar page to learn more.

Courses at PON Consortium Schools & Other Boston Area Universities

For more information about current negotiation and conflict mediation course offerings, please visit the school’s websites:

Harvard Law School
Harvard Business School
Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Fletcher School, Tufts University
The Heller School, Brandeis University
Simmons College
UMass Boston

Check out the following programs at Harvard Law School to learn more about negotiation and mediation:

Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program
Harvard Negotiators
Harvard Mediation Program

2016 Program on Negotiation Open House

Julie Barrett   •  08/26/2016   •  Filed in Events, Student Events, Students

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Great negotiators are made, not born.
Interested in the fields of negotiation, conflict resolution, and mediation?
 
Come to the Program on Negotiation Open House!
 
Find out how you can get involved, get informed, learn about the PON Student Interest Group, and become a great negotiator, conflict resolver, or mediator yourself. Meet PON faculty and other interested students from … Read More 

Announcing the 2016 PON Summer Fellows

PON Staff   •  05/04/2016   •  Filed in Daily, PON Summer Fellowships, Students

PON offers fellowship grants to students at Harvard University, MIT, Tufts University and other Boston-area schools who are doing internships or undertaking summer research projects in negotiation and dispute resolution in partnership with public, non-profit or academic organizations. The Summer Fellowship Program’s emphasis is on advancing the links between scholarship and practice in negotiation and … Read More 

Announcing the 2016-2017 PON Graduate Research Fellows

PON Staff   •  04/26/2016   •  Filed in Daily, Graduate Research Fellowships, PON Graduate Research Fellowships, Students

 
 

The Program on Negotiation Graduate Research Fellowships are designed to encourage young scholars from the social sciences and professional disciplines to pursue theoretical, empirical, and/or applied research in negotiation and dispute resolution. Consistent with PON’s goal of fostering the development of the next generation of scholars, this program provides support for one year of dissertation … Read More 

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation: Yookyoung Kim and Elizabeth Wiley

Julie Barrett   •  03/01/2016   •  Filed in Events, PON Graduate Research Fellowships

negotiation research body language in the negotiation process and mind reading

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation:
Research from the PON Graduate Research Fellows
with

Yookyoung Kim
PhD Candidate, Management and Organization
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
and

Elizabeth Wiley
PhD Candidate, Management
Columbia Business School
 
Friday, April 15, 2016
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Hauser Hall 105, Jackson Meeting Room
Harvard Law School
Free and open … Read More 

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation: Michael Baskin and Netta Barak-Corren

Julie Barrett   •  02/16/2016   •  Filed in Events, PON Graduate Research Fellowships

creativity at the negotiation table and integrative negotiation strategies

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

New Findings in the Field of Negotiation:
Research from the PON Graduate Research Fellows
with

Netta Barak-Corren
S.J.D Candidate, Harvard Law School
and

Michael Baskin
PhD Candidate in International Affairs, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University
 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Hauser Hall 101, Borenstein Meeting Room
Harvard Law School
Free … Read More 

2015 Program on Negotiation Open House

PON Staff   •  08/27/2015   •  Filed in Events, Student Events, Students

Shot of a diverse group of university friends talking in a hallway

Great negotiators are made, not born.
Want to know how? Come to the Program on Negotiation Open House!
Find out how you can get involved and get informed, and become a great negotiator, conflict resolver, or mediator yourself. Meet PON faculty, and other interested students from Harvard, MIT, Tufts, and the greater Boston area.
Monday, September 21
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Milstein … Read More 

Announcing the 2015 Winners of the PON Paper Prizes

PON Staff   •  06/02/2015   •  Filed in Daily, Students

The Program on Negotiation has awarded Bruno Verdini the 2015 Howard Raiffa Doctoral Student Paper Award for his paper “Charting New Territories Together: Laying the Foundations for Mutual Gains in United States – Mexico Water and Energy Negotiations.” This paper was submitted as his dissertation for the Ph.D. program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Emily Cole Groden … Read More 

Announcing the 2015 PON Summer Fellows

PON Staff   •  05/21/2015   •  Filed in Daily, PON Summer Fellowships, Students

About the PON Summer Fellowship Program:
PON offers fellowship grants to students at Harvard University, MIT, Tufts University and other Boston-area schools who are doing internships or undertaking summer research projects in negotiation and dispute resolution in partnership with public, non-profit or academic organizations. The Summer Fellowship Program’s emphasis is on advancing the links between scholarship … Read More 

Announcing the 2015-2016 PON Graduate Research Fellows

PON Staff   •  05/05/2015   •  Filed in Daily, Graduate Research Fellowships, PON Graduate Research Fellowships, Students

The Program on Negotiation Graduate Research Fellowships are designed to encourage young scholars from the social sciences and professional disciplines to pursue theoretical, empirical, and/or applied research in negotiation and dispute resolution. Consistent with the PON goal of fostering the development of the next generation of scholars, this program provides support for one year of … Read More 

2014 Program on Negotiation Fall Open House

PON Staff   •  08/28/2014   •  Filed in Events, Student Events, Students

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Interested in the fields of negotiation, conflict resolution, or mediation?

Come to the Program on Negotiation Open House!
Come network with faculty from PON’s consortium of local schools, socialize with students from around Harvard and greater Boston, and learn about all the opportunities and events offered by PON.
 
Monday, October 6th
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Milstein East C, Wasserstein Hall
Harvard … Read More 

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