Must be a U.S. citizen. Potential applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements and understand a Foreign Service career. Applicants may not reapply for one year after the previous application for the same position. If a State Department Suitability Review Panel denied suitability in the last two years, you may not apply (except Diplomatic Security Special Agent (SA) candidates whose denial was based solely on the unique requirements for SAs.)
The University of Florida Center for European Studies (CES) is happy to announce the launch of three online language programs. CES is a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center and a Foreign Language and Area Studies provider. As part of our NRC grant, the Center developed online language courses for Hungarian, Polish, and Turkish. We are currently offering the beginning level language sequence online with plans to add intermediate language classes in the future.
Attached below is a brochure with additional information on less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and how to apply.
The Center offers two methods for non-UF students to enroll in the online language courses:
For the upcoming summer months and Europride, Lossi 36 is looking to feature analytical pieces, interviews, stories, or visual content related to LBGT+ in the post-socialist space. If you have an idea or pitch or maybe even a draft, contact: email@example.com
We accept submissions on a rolling basis (also on other topics that LGBT+).
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.
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!
The University of Michigan is accepting applications for three levels of intensive Russian language courses during the spring and summer terms. All courses will be taught in a synchronous virtual format.
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)
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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.