Clinical Fellow opening at the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program

From Sara del Nido Budish:

The Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program is seeking applications for a Clinical Fellow.  This role is a term position through June 30, 2022, open to those who earned their J.D. within the last 3 years.  The fellow:


  • Will provide regular oversight, supervision, and coaching to students involved in Harvard Law School Negotiators, a student practice organization of Harvard Law School. Responsible for providing strategic leadership for growth and developing projects for Harvard Law School Negotiators.
  • Will also provide additional oversight to the Harvard Negotiation Law Review (HNLR) and help coordinate joint activities and initiatives of HNLR, Harvard Law School Negotiators, and the Harvard Mediation Program.
  • Will work to support HNMCP program innovation, including creative projects such as research and writing projects related to facilitation, dispute resolution systems design, negotiation, and mediation.
  • Will help develop new teaching materials for use in the clinic’s teaching and executive education programs; these materials will include simulations, case studies, and materials for use with new technologies. As needed will also assist the HNMCP faculty in project management, clinic development, and outreach efforts. 

The role will involve remote work at least through the end of the fall 2020 semester, in accordance with Harvard Law School’s plans to conduct the fall 2020 semester online. 


Basic Qualifications: J.D.; experience with theory and practice of negotiation, mediation, dispute systems design, or alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Bar admission preferred. Hiring will be subject to a conflict check. 

Please note: To qualify for a Fellowship, candidates must have earned their J.D. within the last three years. 

Additional Qualifications: Should be passionate about developing field of negotiation and dispute resolution, and have long term interest in pursuing career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Superior interpersonal skills, proven capacity to work as a trustworthy and collaborative team member, sound judgment, an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional ethical standards, strong mentoring ability, deft management skills, professional and responsible demeanor, and outstanding writing and verbal skills required. 


To apply, send acover letter and resume to the Program Coordinator, Tracy Blanchard. 

Sara del Nido Budish
Assistant Director & Clinical Instructor
Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program

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