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O’Neill Institute Law Fellowship

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University was established in 2007 through the generous philanthropy of Tim and Linda O’Neill to respond to the need for innovative solutions to the most pressing national and international health concerns. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., the O’Neill Institute reflects the importance of public and private law in health policy analysis.

The O’Neill Institute Post-Graduate Fellowship is a full-time one-year fellowship intended to expose Fellows to a diversity of substantive areas including health and human rights, global health governance, and law to prevent infectious and non-communicable diseases. Fellows will provide support for both project-based work and cutting-edge scholarship. Fellows receive a salary commensurate with experience and outstanding benefits. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Fellow’s duties will include:

  • Supporting and organizing colloquia and expert meetings
  • Supporting academic programs on national and global health law
  • Attending and reporting on health and health law events around Washington D.C.
  • Providing research and writing assistance to develop and draft reports, publications, blogs and various other writings
  • Collaborating with researchers and other subject matter experts, both at Georgetown and throughout the world
  • Attending or making presentations at conferences and other meetings (with related travel)
  • Assisting with the development of new project ideas and proposals
  • JD degree (or equivalent) 
  • Demonstrated interest in public policy and/or public health
  • Outstanding research and writing skills
  • Experience in areas such as public health law and financing, health reform and health care systems (U.S. and comparative), and food and drug law
Requirements to Apply:

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and writing samples with subject [Law Fellowship_Last Name] to

Selected candidates will be contacted to schedule video conference interviews.