Internship: Summer Online Research Internship and Submissions Open for Student Journal (SRAS)

Internship Deadline: May 20, 2021
Journal Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021

The SRAS Summer Online Research Internship is a highly flexible program that builds student resumes with publishing experience! Students who complete the program also earn $200 towards a SRAS study abroad program OR $75 that can be spent on SRAS online courses. Writing topics are highly varied and tailored, in part, to student interests. The application deadline is May 20th. More information can be found at https://sras.org/internship.

Vestnik, the student journal started and supported by SRAS, is also currently accepting submissions. Student writing on any subject and time period related to Eastern and Central Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucuses is accepted. Student writing involving primary source research is particularly encouraged. More information can be found at https://geohistory.today/vestnik

Any questions on either of these opportunities may be addressed to Josh Wilson at jwilson@sras.org, Assistant Director, SRAS.org, Editor in Chief of Vestnik, The Journal of Russian and Asian Studies

Fellowship: Graduate Women in Public Policy (Washington DC)

Deadline: June 3, 2021

The Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy program is now accepting applications until the deadline on June 3rd. The program places fellows in the Washington, D.C. offices of Members of Congress and congressional committees. Additionally, fellows meet once a week at issue seminars with women’s advocates, congressional staff, researchers, and lobbyists. This program is unique—it is the only graduate-level fellowship program on Capitol Hill focused on women.

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Fall 21 Student Internship Program (US Department of State)

Opening Soon

Our Fall 2021 Student Internship Program will open for application soon for one week only.  This is a limited amount of time to apply for these positions; we encourage you to start preparing today.  Here are three steps you can take: 

  1. Learn about the Student Internship Program 
  2. Create your USAJOBS account, build your resume, and get your transcript 
  3. Research the U.S. Department of State’s Bureaus and Offices to find the right internship opportunity for you.   

If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.

Freedom in the World Junior Fellowship

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Location: Remote (New York, NY)

Position Summary

Freedom House is seeking three (3) motivated candidates to inaugurate the nine-month Freedom in the World Junior Fellowship program. Freedom in the World is Freedom House’s flagship analysis on political rights and civil liberties in 210 countries and territories. Produced since 1973, it is the most widely read and cited report of its kind, used on a regular basis by policymakers, journalists, academics, activists, and others. The most recent edition of Freedom in the World, published in March 2021, was cited in the Washington Post, the AtlanticNBC NewsCNN, the BBC, and in a March 3 speech about US foreign policy by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, among many other places.  

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Prof. Devt: Summer Online Research Internship (SRAS)

Deadline: May 20, 2021

SRAS will be offering free summer online research internships.

These will be flexible – based on student interests and student schedules – and allow participants to build up their portfolio of published works via the SRAS Family of Sites.

Current topics of interest center on Eastern or Central Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. They include sport teams, movies, video games, fashion brands, and music groups/artists based there. We will also be open to articles on art, contemporary literature and food. We are particularly interested to hear from heritage speakers of minority languages or Caucasian languages who can research in those languages, provide first-hand perspectives, and potentially contribute to our Talking Phrasebooks. Students with an interest in translation are also encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is May 20. Internships will run from approximately June 1 – July 30, but with a high degree of flexibility.

Find out more about the free program here: https://sras.org/internship

Editorial Internship at Culture.Pl (for UT Students)

Deadline: April 15, 2021

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute is accepting applications for semester-long unpaid internships during the academic year. The internship is open to UT graduate students and undergraduate students in their junior and senior years as well as recent graduates. Internships will take place at the Warsaw editorial office of Culture.pl, a leading website about Polish culture run by the institute.

Requirements:

• Current student at UT-Austin
• Outstanding writing and editing skills (in English)
• Previous experience with website content management systems and/or social media
• Interest in Polish culture

Knowledge of Polish or enrollment in Polish language study or tutoring is preferred, but only required to receive travel funding.

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Job: Russian Language Summer Camp Staff (Maine)

Deadline: Open until Filled

Concordia Language Villages’ summer Russian immersion program “Лесное озеро” is actively recruiting a diverse pool for positions as counselors, high school credit teachers, and culinary arts staff in our residential program for kids ages 11-18, for July 19 – August 22, 2021 in Bemidji, MN. This summer’s program will follow the American Camp Association’s recommended Covid health and safety protocols, such as masks, distancing, testing, and increased time outdoors.

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Max Kampelman Fellowships (Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe)

Deadline: Ongoing

The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks candidates for its Max Kampelman Fellowship program. Named for a longtime U.S. Ambassador to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Kampelman Fellows represent the next generation of American leaders in security policy, human rights, and strategic communications.

Kampelman Fellows join a team of world-class experts at an independent, bicameral, bipartisan, inter-branch federal agency. The Helsinki Commission advances American national security and national interests by promoting human rights, military security, and economic cooperation in 57 countries. Fellows regularly interact and work on policy with Congressional offices, executive branch officials, foreign diplomats, civil society, and the broader policy community.

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Funding: ASEEES Internship Grant

Deadline: March 8, 2021

Call for Applications: ASEEES Internship Grant Program

ASEEES is pleased to announce the 2021 competition for the Internship Grant Program: www.aseees.org/programs/aseees-internship-grant-program

This program provides MA, PhD, and professional school students and recent graduates with grants that make it possible for them to accept unpaid or underpaid internships in areas directly related to Russian studies. The program promotes the entry of young scholars with considerable Russian studies expertise into sectors outside of traditional academia. These internships must be in the US and should be substantial in duration and responsibilities, lasting two months for summer internships and four months for internships during a semester in the regular academic year. The grant offers $2,000 a month, to be paid directly to the grantee during their internship.

*Please help us disseminate the information about this program by sharing this announcement with any interested graduate students and recent graduates.

Deadline: March 8

C4ADS Paid Summer Internship

Deadline: March 15, 2021

C4ADS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues.

We use cutting-edge technologies to manage, integrate, and analyze disparate data from diverse languages, regions, and sources, incorporating our own field research from conflict zones and fragile states. We seek to engage with local and international audiences and produce compelling analysis on conflict and security issues. In doing so, we fill a critical gap left by traditional public sector and profit-driven institutions.

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