Category Archives: Internships

Internship: Winter Children’s Camp (Cosmopolitan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing until Filled

Educational Center “Cosmopolitan”, Novosibirsk, Russia, is pleased to announce that there are several vacancies available for their winter internship program. These will take place at the children’s camp just outside Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the centre of Russia. The dates of the program are January 3rd through January 12th, 2019.

These positions are open to university students. No previous teaching experience, no previous knowledge of Russian is required. Interning at our camp, students will gain valuable skills and experience for their future profession while being immersed in the Russian culture and having intensive practice in the Russian language. This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the coolest festive season in Siberia with lots of exciting events, and experience all the winter fun one could dream of in just ten days.

This program will be an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable skills and experience for their future profession. They will be immersed in Russian culture, receive intensive practice in Russian language, and interact with real Russian people. Students will receive room and board, visa support, transportation, and formal Russian lessons during their stay. Interested students should contact the Program Director for more information, including participation fees.

Students who wish to spend more time in Russia and are still looking for internship opportunities may be interested in the Russian language study internship. Free accommodation is provided in Novosibirsk throughout the academic year. The dates are flexible and interested students should contact the Center to discuss further details.

For more information please contact the Director Natalia Bodrova at cosmoschool2@mail.ru  or cosmoschool7@gmail.com with any questions and application inquiries.

Prof. Dev.: Year long Fellowship in Moscow (Alfa Bank)

Deadline for Applications: November 12, 2018

The Alfa Fellowship is now accepting applications for their 2019-20 year program.

The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished international initiative that each year offers up to 18 accomplished young Americans, Britons, and Germans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Russia. Over the course of the program, fellows complete work placements at leading institutions, attend professional seminars, and receive intensive language training. The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend, accommodation, insurance, all program-related travel costs, language training in Russia, and private tutoring in the U.S., U.K., or Germany.

The Alfa Fellowship Program brings young professionals with considerable expertise to Moscow to both experience the Russian work culture and to contribute their knowledge in a professional setting. Fellows’ backgrounds and interests are diverse, but generally lie in the areas of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy or related fields. Fellows are required to have a Master’s degree, at least two years of work experience, a strong interest in Russian and Eurasian affairs, exceptional academic and professional credentials, and proven personal initiative and leadership skills in order to qualify for the program.

For more information see the program website https://alfafellowship.org/

Grad. Program: Summer Program in Public Policy (Archer Center)

Deadline for Applications: November 5, 2018

Live, Learn, and Intern in Washington, D.C, earning UT Austin credit! The Archer Center’s summer Graduate Program in Public Policy allows graduate students from all disciplines interested in policy and public service the opportunity to intern in Washington, D.C., while learning about the federal policymaking process as it pertains to their own academic and career goals. Open to students pursuing graduate or medical degrees across The University of Texas System, the program offers unparalleled opportunities to work, learn and network in the nation’s capital. Please visit the Archer Center website at www.archercenter.org or contact archeradmissions@utsystem.edu to learn more.

The Summer 2019 Graduate Program in Public Policy online application deadline is Monday, November 5, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST.

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Internship: Student Internship Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: September 28, 2018

Intern in Washington, D.C. or Abroad

How far could a student internship at the U.S. Department of State take you? Just for starters, it would give you a coveted inside look at diplomacy in action, and the range of careers and responsibilities found in the Foreign Service and Civil Service.

Think of it as test-driving a career before you decide what you’re going to do with your life. You’ll gain valuable work experience that you can apply to virtually every endeavor — whether you work in government or the private sector. Most of all, you will feel good about doing something worthwhile for your nation.

At the U.S. Department of State, we like to say that we represent America to the world. As an intern here or abroad, you will, too. The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment. Continue reading

Internships: Russia/Ukraine Portfolio at the Institute for the Study of War (Washington, DC)

Deadline for Applications: ASAP for this Fall; ongoing every semester

A UT alumna (IRG, minor in Eastern European/Russian Studies) is looking for interns to join her on the Russia/Ukraine Portfolio at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC for Fall 2018 (also offered every semester).

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To submit your application, please go to https://understandingwar.bamboohr.com/jobs/

 

Required documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample (no longer than 5 pages; can be an excerpt from a longer paper). Please include your writing sample in the SAME DOCUMENT as your cover letter.

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Internship: Russian-Proficient Research Analyst Intern (Los Angeles, CA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

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I hope this email finds you well. I am Victor L. Salazar-Madrigal, a UCLA 2016 alumnus. I am reaching out to you in the hope that you can share an internship opportunity that might be of interest for current students who are looking for a Russia-related internship here in Los Angeles.

I am currently a research analyst with The Camstoll Group, a Los Angeles-based research and advisory firm specializing in sanctions and international security issues. We advise banks, multinationals, and other organizations in managing sanctions-related risk.

We are currently recruiting Russian-proficient research analyst interns for a paid internship opportunity in our Los Angeles office this fall. Interns will work on-site for a minimum of 20 hours per week for at least three months. The internship will focus specifically on researching security issues in Eurasia.

Interns will be hired on a rolling basis beginning immediately. Candidates may apply for the internship at: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=C4217.

Internship: The Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (Dushanbe, Tajikistan)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia – Tajikistan invites energetic and motivated graduate and undergraduate students to apply for our international internship program in Dushanbe.

Our internship program offers foreigners the chance to acquaint themselves with development work in Central Asia, a rapidly changing region comprising five separate countries. Participants gain experience in project implementation, research, and project evaluation. The program includes possible working trips to project sites. Previous participants have gone on to become major scholars in Central Asian studies and work for institutions like the UN and State Department. We accept interns at any time of the year, and are relatively flexible regarding the length of the internship.

Requirements:

  • He/she must express a deep interest in Central Asia and Tajikistan; as well as concerning the work of international organizations.
  • Proficiency in writing English; knowledge of Russian or Tajik is a plus.
  • Previous experience in international development projects is desirable.

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Internship: Virtual Intern (EducationUSA)

Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2018

Project Description

This internship is perfect for students interested in working with a dynamic group of students and supporting the future leaders of Ukraine. Interns will develop their cross-cultural, communication, presentation, and leadership skills as they work with the U.S. Embassy’s target audience of regional youth populations and internally displaced persons from Crimea and Donbas. In addition, interns will gain practical experience in international student advising.
EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of advising centers in over 175 countries. Advising centers in Ukraine provide prospective applicants to U.S. colleges and universities with accurate, comprehensive, and timely information on opportunities to experience U.S. higher education. Interns selected for the project will work under the supervision of EducationUSA center in Kyiv and engage with students in the country-wide Competitive College Club program.
EducationUSA Ukraine is looking for two interns to work with a cohort of about 70 Ukrainians seeking admission to Bachelor, Master’s, or PhD programs in the U.S. Interns will engage with students by leading virtual workshops/presentations on the U.S. admissions process, campus culture, and American culture; proof reading essays, sharing their own college experiences, and co-leading book discussions.

Required Skills or Interests

-Analytical writing
-Editing and proofreading

For more information, and to apply, click here.

Internship: Virtual Student Federal Service Intern (Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2018

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS).

The Virtual Student Federal Service is the largest virtual internship program in the world! This year we will offer 1,500 positions with 50+ federal agencies. VSFS offers unique mentoring and exposure to job opportunities within the U.S. government.

Each year, applications are open to U.S. college students during the entire month of July on USAJOBS. Real experience is waiting for students across the federal government, including at NASA, Smithsonian, U.S. Department of State, Forest Service, Indian Health Service, CIA, National Park Service and others. Learn moreabout the projects offered for 2018 through 2019. To #ApplyinJuly to their top three projects, students must log on to USAJOBS, create an account, build a resume, write a statement of interest, and upload a transcript.

Students play an important role in moving the government forward from analog to digital. There’s something for everyone: graphic design, research, mapping, videography, history, analysis, marketing, community management, writing, calculation, policy planning, app development, and more!

eInterns should expect to spend ten hours a week on their project from September through May. This is unpaid, volunteer work, but eInterns make connections that make a difference, gain valuable experience, and sometimes get course credit. All applicants must be U.S. citizens in student status at a university in the U.S. or abroad. VSFS is open to undergrad through PhD candidates taking classes full or part-time, in-person or on-line.

Internship: Student Spring Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 1, 2018

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2019 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

Please visit the Intern page of the Careers site for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2019 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJOBS. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 1, 2018

Visit USAJOBS.gov to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Spring 2019 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

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

U.S. citizenship is required. For any questions or to search for topics of interest, please visit forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.