Policy Associate

Posted On: April 14, 2015

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Media Organization: NYU Stern Center for Business and Huma

Company Description

The Center's mission is to challenge and empower companies and future business leaders to make practical progress on human rights.

Our mission is both educational and practical. We aim to equip business leaders with essential knowledge about human rights through our course offerings at Stern, research, and our forthcoming textbook. We also have an advocacy agenda. We look to create real change in human rights conditions through project-based work across business sectors. We use what we learn in these projects to advocate for broader change.

Job Description

The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights is seeking a Policy Associate to join the team in New York City. The Policy Associate will develop and implement a strategic research and advocacy agenda focused on the recruitment and migration of construction workers from South Asia to the Arabian Gulf. Working with the Center’s co-directors, the Policy Associate will help to define a research agenda, conduct independent interview-based fieldwork, and organize stakeholder convenings with the aim of understanding and improving the recruitment system for migrant labor to Gulf countries.

Since it launched in March 2013, the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights remains the first-ever human rights center based at a business school. Since then, the Center has worked to advance a "pro-business, high standards" model for business and human rights. It is located within the Business & Society Program at NYU Stern.

To Apply

apply via http://bhr.stern.nyu.edu/jobs