The Consensus Building Institute Honors Program on Negotiation Faculty Member Lawrence Susskind with New Fellowship

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The Consensus Building Institute (CBI) based in Boston, Massachusetts and in Washington, DC, has honored Program on Negotiation faculty member Lawrence Susskind with its creation of a one-year graduate student fellowship.

Graduate students enrolled in Law, Masters and doctoral programs with a focus on public issues are eligible to apply for the year-long fellowship which will award $7,500 per semester and will require 16 hours of work a week at either of CBI’s offices in an area of mutual interest to both CBI and the student.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to consensus building and dispute resolution in the public sector, a passion for working collaboratively, a knowledge of negotiation and alternative dispute resolution theory and practice, an ongoing, demonstrable interest in areas where negotiation theory and practice converge, as well as a strong sense of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.

The Susskind Fellowship will start in September 2014 and will encompass the academic year through May 2015.

To apply for this fellowship, please send a cover letter, resume, the university and degree program in which you will be enrolled, no later than July 15, 2014 to Sossi Aroyan at sossi@cbuilding.org. The application should describe your interest in the work of the Consensus Building Institute, how you meet the criteria above and any substantive areas of interest for research purposes.

The application should detail your interests in the work of the Consensus Building Institute, how you meet the fellowship’s criteria, and any areas of interest in terms of research.

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