Careers in Human Rights
The Weissberg Program in Human Rights supports career exploration by fostering a network of alumni with careers related to human rights, hosting an annual September Forum including a career panel, and job shadowing.
Anthropology major, PhD in Applied and Economic Anthropology. Current position: Director of Relief & Humanitarian Assistance at International Relief and Development (IRD)
[Elena Nicklasson'06]Elena Ilina Nicklasson'06
Political Science major. Current employer: Global Fund for Women.
Peace Corps Uzbekistan. New Mexico Child Advocacy Networks.
Rob Davidson'89 Majors in Creative Writing and English. Peace Corps Grenada. Associate Professor of English, University of California-Chico.
Judy Logback'95 Environmental Biology and Spanish. Helps rural residents earn sustainable incomes and avoid destruction of natural resources.
[Bobby Harris'08]Bobby Harris'08 Majors in International Relations and Spanish. Works with high-risk, chronically-ill patients to prevent emergency room visits in Dorchester, MA.
[Sonia Skidmore, Tom McHale, Zsolt Bobis and Molly FirkalySonia Skidmore, Tom McHale, Zsolt Bobis and Molly Firkaly]
A career panel takes place each September in which alumni talk about their pathways to careers in human rights. The link above will take you to biographical information about past panelists.