HAUSER CENTER FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
MID-CAREER FELLOWSHIP FOR NONPROFITS IN CHINA
The Hauser Center Mid-Career Fellowship for Nonprofits in
China will provide a current Mid-Career student the
opportunity to work with the nonprofits in China ‘domain of
practice’ at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations.
In collaboration with the domain manager and the Center’s
executive director, the Mid-Career Fellow will participate
in the development of the Center’s focus on the emerging
nonprofit sector in China.
The position will start in September 2010 and is available
to successful applicants and Mid-Career students at Harvard
Kennedy School. It will run through May 2011. The
Fellowship includes a $15,000 stipend. Students with unmet
financial need will be prioritized.
The Fellow will partner with Hauser Center senior
leadership in the strategic development of the China NPO
domain. The Fellow will help to further the goals of
improving interaction between practitioners and scholars in
the field, and creating multiple channels of connection
between scholarship, practice and teaching. The Fellow will
be involved in a range of activities, including but not
• Work with the domain manager in strategizing programs,
identifying funders, and securing resources to support the
domain moving forward.
• Reaching out to scholars across the University and a wide
range of practitioners in philanthropies and in nonprofit
organizations, research and policy institutes and other
relevant identities in China.
• Work with the domain manager, senior research fellows and
other Hauser staff in conceptualizing and planning lectures
and other public events that present scholars and
practitioners from across the field to the Harvard
• Assist with the establishment and management of the
practical issues study group on nonprofits in China.
• Assist with current research projects, including with the
preparation of background materials and research papers.
Interest and experience with the nonprofit or the social
sector in China, with preference for those with an interest
in continuing in the field upon graduation. Experience and
aptitudes should include strong conceptual and analytical
ability, strong social networking skills, outstanding
written and oral communications, and ability to work both
independently and as part of team. Successful candidates
are expected to speak and read Chinese fluently. Sense of
Applications are due Wednesday, August 18,
2010. Interested candidates should submit a
current CV and a brief essay (no more than one page)
outlining relevant skills and experience, interest in the
work of the domain, and how you anticipate this position
being of use in the future.