Study Abroad: Summer Intl School on Emerging Economy (Yerevan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled (Classes take place July 15–19, 2019)

Fluent speakers of Russian, majoring in economics, statistics, and finance: rising sophomores, and up, graduate students, and recent graduates are invited to participate in the Second International School in Yerevan, capital of Armenia.

Announcement  http://bit.do/eRd8p  and the course program http://bit.do/eRdV7

The classes will take place July 15 to 19, 2019 at 128 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.

Topic: Challenges for Emerging Economy II
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Internship: Summer Research Fellowship on Russian Culture (Carnegie Mellon)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Professors Simon Dedeo (Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University) and Tatyana Gershkovich are looking for a student or recent alum to help work on a project analyzing two corpuses of Russian and Soviet diaries and letters. This position is ideal for undergraduate or pre-doctoral students with an academic career in mind and looking to enter the culture analytics space. The goal of this work is a peer-reviewed paper, and they hope to involve the student at a high intellectual level.

This is a full-time, paid position in Pittsburgh with flexible start dates in the summer period. Russian-language skills are required, as is familiarity with Python or the willingness to learn quickly. The project has an active and friendly research group with (in addition to graduate researchers) three pre-doctoral fellows and an undergraduate researcher working on different projects; it’s a supportive environment for both intellectual development and social life.

Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please contact tgershko@andrew.cmu.edu and sdedeo@andrew.cmu.edu if the position is of interest.

Acad. Job: Tenure Track Prof. Russian Lang/Culture (Tampere, Finland)

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019

Tampere University is seeking an assistant professor, associate professor or full professor in the field of Russian language and culture. A successful candidate is a highly motivated and accomplished academic who will be an active and innovative co-builder of the research and teaching area of Russian language and culture.

Responsibilities of the position that may be included:

  • pursue and supervise scientific research in the field,
  • lead, conduct and develop research-led teaching, curriculum development and student supervision in the Degree Programme in Languages
  • seek, win and manage research funding
  • demonstrate effective academic leadership engaging with external stakeholders

For more information visit their job listing webpage or contact:

Head of Unit (Languages), Professor Kaisa Koskinen (kaisa.koskinen@tuni.fi, +358 50 318 1193).

Internship: Spring 2020 Student Intern Program (US Dept of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid)

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2020 Student Internship Program (Unpaid).

Please visit the Intern section of the careers website for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2020 Student Internship Program (Unpaid), and to learn about the selection process and which office may be right for you.

Visit USAJOBS.gov to view and apply to the announcement:. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 3, 2019.

It is suggested to submit your application as early as possible to ensure that all documents have been uploaded properly and to account for any technical glitches that may occur.

U.S. citizenship is required. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit the forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

Prof. Devt: Grad Student Rep on ASEEES Board

Deadline for Nominations: May 13, 2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: GRADUATE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The ASEEES Board of Directors invites nominations for the position of the Graduate Student Representative on the ASEEES Board (service dates Jan. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2021.)

Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will then review all nominations and select two to stand as candidates. The two candidates’ names will be placed on the ASEEES Board election ballot to be voted on by all ASEEES members. For more information- click here!

All materials should be emailed ASEEES@pitt.edu by May 13, 2019

Job: Foreign Service IT Specialist (US Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Use your IT skills to enhance diplomacy!

The U.S. Department of State is making it easier for you to apply to become a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist.

Join the Department of State and help safeguard information systems and implement new technologies to improve the business of diplomacy. You will apply modern IT tools, approaches, systems, and information products to support the advancement of U.S. foreign policy and ultimately contribute to U.S. national security.

When you become an Information Management Specialist, you will have access to continued training and career development programs, health and medical coverage, federal retirement benefits, and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, you will receive paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance, and paid education for dependent children K through 12.

Your new career path can start today. For more information on this vacancy- visit the job announcement page. Visit Pearson VUE and apply at any time. To learn more about the new application process, check out the new infographic.

Prof. Devt: Career Contact Exploration Program (ASEEES)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

ASEEES Exploring Career Diversity is a service that matches professionals who have SEEES MA/PhDs and are employed beyond the professoriate (Senior Contact), with graduate students and recent MA/PhDs who are interested in broadening their career horizons (Junior Contact). The program provides one-time informational interviews with professionals in interested non-academic fields. The junior contact must be an ASEEES member to participate in this service. The senior contact need not be an ASEEES member to volunteer for the program. This service is currently not open to undergraduate students.

The ASEEES will match prospective junior contacts to senior contacts according to preferences for employment sector, type of work, geographic location, and/or field of study. The ASEEES will match only one senior contact at a time per junior contact request, but requests for multiple contacts will be honored as possible.

For more information and to apply or volunteer, click HERE.

Prof. Devt: ASEEES Mentor Program 2019-20

Deadline for Applications: May 21, 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS/VOLUNTEERS: ASEEES MENTORING PROGRAM
ASEEES offers a year-long, informal mentoring program for graduate students at any stage of their careers or post-graduates within five years of receipt of their terminal graduate degree (including PhD, MLS, MA and JD). Mentees and mentors must be members of ASEEES.

If you would like to be matched with a mentor, please apply by May 21.  If you would like to serve as a mentor, please volunteer.  To apply, volunteer, or learn more- click HERE.
Participants will be notified in mid-August.