Internship: Office Automation at Pathways IEP US Dept. of State (Washington, DC)

Deadline for Applications: April 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for positions in Passport (Student Trainee) in the Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP).

Visit USAJOBS to start the online application process and view the following vacancy announcement numbers. Continue reading “Internship: Office Automation at Pathways IEP US Dept. of State (Washington, DC)”

Grad. Program: Ph.D. Research on Muslims in Russia/USSR (Amsterdam)

Deadline for Applications: April 28, 2019

PhD position ‘The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia’
Faculty of Humanities – Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies

Research at the Faculty of Humanities is carried out by six research schools under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute of Humanistic Research. The Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies, one of the six research schools, currently has two vacant PhD positions as part of the ERC-funded project MIND: The Muslim Individual in Imperial and Soviet Russia, led by dr Alfrid Bustanov (University of Amsterdam). Applications are now invited from excellent candidates who wish to conduct research on the history of Muslim subjectivity in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Continue reading “Grad. Program: Ph.D. Research on Muslims in Russia/USSR (Amsterdam)”

Prof. Dev: Student Essay Competition (ASEEES)

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2019

2019 Midwest Slavic Association Student Essay Prize Competition Submissions Now Being Accepted

The Midwest Slavic Association, with support from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), is now accepting submissions for its annual essay prize competition for undergraduate and graduate students. Students can submit a paper on any topic related to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies to the Midwest Slavic Association for consideration. The best undergraduate paper received will win a one-year membership to ASEEES, and the graduate winner will receive a one-year membership to ASEEES, as well as being considered then for the ASEEES Graduate Student Essay Prize at the national level. The graduate winner of the ASEEES Student Essay Prize at the national level wins travel, lodging, and registration for the Annual ASEEES Convention and membership for the following year. The prize is presented during the awards presentation at the Annual Convention.

Submissions should be emailed to by Tuesday, April 30!

Please visit the Midwest Slavic Association’s webpage for full information on the competition details and submission requirements. If you have any questions about the competition, please feel free to send an email to

Travel: Summer Programs in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

HSE International Summer University in Moscow, REU in math and Russian language intensive course are accepting applications. The Summer U. or REU can be combined with courses of Russian language on various levels, starting from beginners. All courses are taught in English. More courses in various fields, including Russian studies are available via the Summer University websiteContinue reading “Travel: Summer Programs in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)”

Grad. Program: Funded Ph.D in Russian and Translation Studies (Exeter)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

The University of Exeter is calling for applications for three fully funded PhD studentships in the history of Russian-to-English literary translation. The third studentship offers the opportunity to research an aspect of the history of literary translation from Russian into a third language. Applications from international students (i.e. neither UK nor EU nationality) are welcomed.

These studentships, beginning in September 2019, for 3.5 years are hosted at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus. They are open to students of any nationality. Each studentship will cover University tuition fees for UK,EU and/or international students with a stipend equivalent to the Research Councils UK national minimum stipend (£14,777 in 2018/19).

Read more on the program page

Note that the deadline for applications, including referees’ letters, is April 15th. 
Please write to with any queries.

Internship: Summer Internships in Russia (Crossroads Eurasia)

Deadline for Applications: Contact Internship Organizer

For any students who are still looking for a summer program, Crossroads Eurasia still has a few spots open in their internship program! Internships take place in Ryazan or Voronezh for 4 or more weeks depending on placement. Students live with a host family and will work with a local partner.

As the regular deadline has already passed, interested students should apply as soon as possible via the website.

Job: Slovak for Beginners Teacher at SLI (Pitt)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

The Summer Language Institute (SLI) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking an instructor to teach Beginning Slovak for their program this summer from June 3- July 12, 2019.

SLI is seeking an enthusiastic teacher who can thrive in an intensive program and who has experience in proficiency-based instructional approaches.

Candidates should send their CV to Kathleen Manukyan at

Interested international instructors should contact SLI immediately about the opportunity as  the visa application process cannot begin any later than April 15th.

More information is available on the program website at