Prof. Devt: Russian Teacher Training Workshops (Indiana U)

Deadline: Ongoing

Indiana University invites Russian instructors of all levels to a workshop series on topics in effective language teaching organized by the Russian Flagship program and the Hamilton Lugar School. A limited number of seats are still available. Registration for the remaining seats will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Conference: NAFSA Int’l Education Virtual Workshops

Deadline: Ongoing

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is hosting their 2021 Annual Conference and Expo. The conference will be held June 1-4, 2021. Registration is ongoing, but early registration ends April 15.

NAFSA 2021 Workshops are available for registration! Perfect for both new and experienced practitioners, NAFSA workshops address recent changes, new approaches, and timely content that continue to advance the field of international education, all from the convenience of your computer or mobile device. Attendance at the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo is not required to participate in these trainings!

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Study Abroad: Summer Virtual Kazakh Language Program (ASU & Nazarbayev U)

Deadline: March 15, 2021, Ongoing

Nazarbayev University (NU) in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, in collaboration
with Arizona State University, is pleased to announce their next session
of the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), which
will be an online, intensive summer language program in Kazakh
(SSRES). The 8-week intensive course, which will be online for summer
2021 offers over 140 contact hours.

Program dates for SSRES 2021:
June 7 – July 30 (8 weeks, equivalent of one academic year)

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Grad. Program: Contemporary Russian Studies and Regional Studies Consortium (UVA)

Deadline: May 1, 2021

UVA’s programs in regional studies have partnered to create a vibrant intellectual and professionally minded community for master’s students that multiplies their academic and career opportunities. The four separate degree programs allow students to engage directly with cultural, historical and political experts on the topics and populations that are most central to their research interests. At the same time, the regional studies consortium provides students with communal training in research methods and professional writing, access to academic exchanges and industry-based internships, and interaction with a network of accomplished graduates in shared employment sectors.

The four MA programs are: East Asian Studies; European Studies; Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Cultures; and Contemporary Russian Studies

For students interested in the new Consortium on Regional Studies, visit the website for more information.

Funding: Postdoc Grants from Bassi Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

The Bassi Foundation is pleased to provide a small number of postdoctoral grants, the sizes of which vary by year. Prospective applicants are asked to submit a 2-page statement of research, a writing sample not exceeding 10,000 words, and a copy of their CV to Applications are assessed as part of a double-blind peer review process.
The results for this cycle will be released in May 2020, contact the foundation for more information

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: Appleman Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: Ongoing

The Appleman Graduate Fellowship supports conference participation and research (including travel and equipment) on Jewish topics, and language training relevant to pursuing Jewish Studies research.

General Eligibility:

Any student enrolled in a graduate program at UT who undertakes research on any Jewish topic in the course of their graduate career.

Amount: Reimbursement up to $2,000

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K-12 Russian Language Addition to Teaching Licenses

The Robert F. Byrnes Russian and East European Institute (REEI) of Indiana University seeks to expand the ranks of qualified and licensed pre-college teachers of Russian in the United States through an initiative that is funded by its Title VI National Resource Center grant from the US Department of Education.

In many states, currently licensed K-12 teachers with proficiency in Russian can add Russian as a subject area to their current teaching licenses by passing a standardized test or tests for Russian (ACTFL, Praxis, or other). REEI is prepared to cover the cost of such testing.

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Summer Internship for MBAs at Bain & Company (Warsaw or Moscow)

Deadline: Ongoing

Bain’s Summer Associate (SA) program lets MBAs or advanced degree candidates experience the real world of consulting while discovering what a future with Bain is like.

Your exciting, intensive summer—often at the global office of your choice—will start with a weeklong, off-site training course, where you’ll learn our core consulting skills. If you meet our performance expectations, you will receive an offer to return full­-time as a consultant upon graduating.

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