Job Opportunities

The Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) works to increase access to healthcare for vulnerable populations, particularly low-income people living with chronic disease, as well as to support legal, regulatory, and policy structures that enable people to make healthy lifestyle choices.  CHLPI’s projects span a variety of federal, state, and local access-to-care issues, and are a part of the clinical teaching program at the law school.

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) has a robust summer internship program with placements in both its Health Law and Policy Clinic and Food Law and Policy Clinic. Summer placements are open to law students interested in improving healthcare or food systems, with priority given to students who demonstrate an exceptional capacity to analyze policy and a solid understanding of the healthcare and/or food system.

Staff positions for attorneys and non-attorneys become available from time to time and are posted on this page.

Current Job Openings (As of October 5, 2017):

RA for International Health and Human Rights Project
The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is seeking a research assistant to provide support in researching the critical human rights implications of El Salvador’s strict abortion ban. This research will support the finalization of an amicus brief to highlight these issues, and the impact that they have had on the women of El Salvador, in a case currently before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. This position is paid. Work/study eligibility is not a requirement. Spanish language proficiency preferred.

To Apply: Applicants should provide a resume/CV and a brief statement of interest and background, if any, in international human rights law. If interested, please apply by email to Katie Garfield at