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University of California seeks Digital Rights Fellow

The University of California, Irvine School of Law International Justice Clinic is seeking applicants for the Digital Rights Fellow position.

The Fellowship Program aims to provide education and experience for candidates pursuing a career in digital lawyering and human rights activism. Applications will be accepted for consideration through June 30, 2019.

Successful fellows will be required to perform independent research in legal and policy research factors that coordinate with the current UN mandates.

Current focuses include Internet technology and electronic surveillance. Fellows will perform in-depth analysis and lead other students in the same research areas.

Education requirements include a JD or equivalent certification from an accredited law school, and relevant extracurricular progress.

Two years of experience in digital rights arenas is required.

This may include but is not limited to: disinformation and terrorism-related content, commercial content review, online manifestations of hate speech, and various forms of electronic surveillance.

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