Internship: Alfa Bank (Moscow)

Deadline for applications: December 1, 2017

The Alfa Fellowship Program was founded in 2004 with the goal of fostering a community of emerging leaders who have first-hand experience in the business, public policy, and cultural environments of Russia and the region. Since then, over 150 Americans, Britons, and Germans have been able to work, live, and travel in Russia through this unique professional opportunity. The program is funded by Alfa-Bank, and is administered in the U.S., U.K., and Germany by Cultural Vistas and in Moscow by the Fund for International Fellowships and Cultural Dialogue.

Alfa fellows have a demonstrated interest in Russian and European/Eurasian affairs, exceptional academic and professional credentials, proven personal initiative, and clear goals and expectations for their professional assignments. Fellows are between the ages of 25 and 35 with graduate degrees and professional experience in business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or related fields. Fellows possess leadership potential and are active in community or public service. While Russian language skills vary, most successful applicants have studied Russian for at least two years at the postsecondary level.

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Funding Opportunity: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship (NED)

Deadline for Applications: November 01, 2017

Named in honor of NED’s principal founders, former president Ronald Reagan and the late congressman Dante Fascell (D-Fl.), the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is a federally funded, international exchange program that offers practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world the opportunity to spend five months in residence at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), in Washington, D.C., in order to undertake independent research on democracy in a particular country or region. Located within NED’s International Forum for Democratic Studies, the program provides a rich intellectual setting for educational exchange and professional development. While in residence, fellows reflect on their experiences; engage with counterparts; conduct research and writing; consider best practices and lessons learned; and develop professional relationships within a global network of democracy advocates.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Internship: Foreign Service Intern (DoS)

Deadline for applications: September 24

During the summer of 2014, The Department of State launched a new internship program, the U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program (USFSIP), which offers a limited number of two-summer ten-week internships to interested candidates to familiarize them with diplomacy and the Foreign Service. The first USFSIP summer entails a few weeks of classroom instruction in U.S. diplomatic history, professional writing, foreign policy operations and career skills. That is followed by an internship on a policy desk at the State Department in Washington, D.C. The second summer involves an internship at a U.S. Embassy overseas. Selected students are paid an entry level salary and qualify for transit benefits in Washington. This program also pays for travel and assists with housing.

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Internship: Unpaid Student Internship (DoS)

Deadline for Applications: October 5, 2017

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

United States Department of State
An Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply

Announcement No.: 
Position Title: U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (Unpaid) – Summer 2018
Open Period: 9/1/2017 – 10/5/2017
Hiring Agency: U.S. Department of State
Duty Locations: MANY Vacancies in Washington, DC, US
For More Info: Student Programs Office,

Who May Apply: Work Schedule for this announcement is for full time, unpaid, internships for Summer 2018. – Interns serve for a period of 10 consecutive weeks during the Summer 2018.

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Internship: in Warsaw (Adam Mickiewicz Institute)

Deadline for Spring 2018 internship: Oct 30, 2017.

Intern at the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw for UT students and recent graduates

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, a leading website about Polish culture run by the institute.


• 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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Internship: Higher School of Economics in Moscow

Deadline for Applications: September 15, 2017.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Higher School of Economics invites students to spend a semester in Moscow studying and doing unpaid internship in one of the most modern Russian University Higher School of Economics. The application deadline is September 15, 2017.

We can accommodate different types of people with various backgrounds and academic and
professional interests. We would like to find motivated interns who are ready to work to accomplish certain tasks while changing the environment around them. We need people with excellent work ethic, who are creative and hard-working, and who can inspire people around them with their innovative attitude and performance, bringing U.S. service standards to the Russian environment.

The qualities that we are looking for are:

– ability to write and edit in English
– interpersonal skills, including patience, motivation, clarity of reasoning and excellent English communication skills
– strong personal self-control and ability to handle the fast pace of life in Moscow
– genuine interest in helping others

For more information about the internship, email Oxana Budjko.

Watch a short video on international students’ experiences at HSE here.

Internship: Virtual Student Foreign Service Internship Program (Dept. Of State)

Deadline for Applications: July 26, 2017

The U.S. Department of State’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship program is bigger and better than ever! This year, they have over 1,300 vacancies at 33 U.S. Government agencies. Students can apply between July 2 – 26 on USAJOBS to their top three projects.

VSFS is a way for the American public and government employees to collaborate on projects of global importance. Selected applicants will contribute up to 10 hours per week from September 2017 through May 2018 working on projects across the U.S. government. As eInterns, students will play an important role in advancing the federal government’s reach in diplomacy, development, space, journalism, trade, environment, health, agriculture, technology, housing and other essential initiatives. Continue reading “Internship: Virtual Student Foreign Service Internship Program (Dept. Of State)”

Internship: Recruiting Info Sessions (Peace Corps)

Deadline to Apply for Positions Leaving in Jan-Mar ’18: July 01, 2017

Walk Through the Application Process with a Recruiter

July 1 is the deadline to apply for positions leaving in January, February, and March 2018. Learn how you can strengthen your Peace Corps application and find openings that match your skills.

Online Events:

  • Tuesday, May 30, 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern; click here to register
  • Tuesday, June 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern; click here to register

Local Events:

  • They are holding local application workshops throughout the country in advance of the July 1 deadline. Search events here.

Twitter Chat:

  • Friday, June 2, 3 to 4 p.m.; @GopeaceCorps; Use #AskPC to participate

Internship: English Teacher (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

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“If you have students still looking to intern or study or do a year abroad in Russia for the next academic year, will you please let them know that we have a vacancy for one of our best internships available in the city of Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the third largest city in Russia?

The internship comprises a course on methodology of teaching English to Russian learners, a paid teaching position at the English language courses that we run in Novosibirsk, and participating in our children’s language camps as a volunteer teacher of English. We provide FREE accommodation in a centrally located apartment in the city of Novosibirsk as well as an opportunity to have Russian language lessons and/or work on a year-abroad project under the guidance of our professional teachers. Internship fees are very reasonable. Continue reading “Internship: English Teacher (Novosibirsk, Russia)”

Internship: Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

Please visit for more information about the U.S. Department of State Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJOBS. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 30, 2017.

Visit to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Spring 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

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