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at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) Fellowships

Call for Applications for 2016‐ 2017 GC Student Fellowships


The CUNY Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies is pleased to offer Graduate Student Fellowships for the 2016 ‐ 2017 Academic Year in the amount of $5,000 each. Fellows will be expected to work approximately 2‐4 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters, and to produce a report for the Latino data project. Fellows are encouraged to take advantage of the office space and the supportive academic environment among fellow graduate students.


The Fellows must be full time students at the Graduate Center. Their primary responsibilities will be to produce a Latino Data Project report along with other duties as requested by the Director of Research. Sophisticated proficiency of SPSS and Excel is required, as well as experience working with quantitative data analysis. Training in studying Latin America and/or Latino experiences from a social scientific framework, and experience in carrying out research projects is highly desirable.


Interested candidates should submit the following in one PDF file in the following order:

  • A 1-page, single spaced, cover letter (including name, department of study, academic level, email address, and brief description of SPSS proficiency and experience working with quantitative data)
  • Academic CV
  • A research/writing sample, in which the candidate is the first, if not sole, author. This sample must demonstrate the candidate’s skills in both quantitative data analysis and written communication.


Please submit applications and/or any inquiries to the CLACLS Director of Research, Lawrence Cappello, at and cc the CLACLS Administrative Director, Mila Burns, at Applications are due no later than September 16th. We hope to fill the position no later than October 1st.


CLACLS was inaugurated in October 2001 with the support of a broad cross section of Latin American and Latino‐studies faculty specialists representing academic disciplines in the arts, social sciences, and humanities from every CUNY college. CLACLS has worked to promote the study and understanding of Latin American and Caribbean cultures and the communities established in the United States by peoples from this vast and extraordinarily diverse region with a special focus on the New York City metropolitan area.


Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) CUNY Graduate Center

365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5419, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 817‐8438 – Website: