Linda C. Majka Fellowship

The Linda C. Majka Fellowship supports a current student to engage in human rights research and advocacy in the local Dayton community. The focus of this work is assisting migrants and refugees in overcoming barriers to thriving. The fellow will function as a researcher and intern at the Center and will work as part of a collaboration with the Law School and in partnership with community organizations serving migrants and refugees.

The term of the fellowship is one semester and is renewable. Interested candidates must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be in good disciplinary standing with the university. They must complete the application form and provide a faculty member reference by closing date.

Application is now closed.

  • Performing directed research on local migrant/refugee needs and status adjustment procedures
  • Supporting the development and implementation of an initiative to support migrants/asylum seekers
  • Collaborating with Human Rights Center, Law School, and local partner personnel
  • Production of a report summarizing findings
  • Other administrative tasks as they arise; and
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Center

  • Highly proficient in MS word and Excel
  • Strong English language editing and drafting skills
  • Familiar with basic qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Be able to work both independently and as a strong team player
  • Able to work flexible hours

  • Proficient in qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Strong interest in immigration issues and policy
  • Strong interest in government administrative matters or experience in legal research or aid


Human Rights Center

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790