Tag Archives: September 2016

Internship: Student Trainee (Program Assistant (OA): Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP)

Deadline for Applications: September 12, 2016

Job Overview:

This vacancy announcement will be open from 09/06/2016 to 09/12/2016. Only the first 100 applicants will be considered. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages.

Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year

The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying educational program in an accredited institution, on a full or half-time basis with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. Applicants must meet the definition of “student” in order to be considered for this opportunity. Internship appointments under the Internship Experience Program (IEP) are non-temporary and can last the duration of the student’s academic program. This will be determined at the time of selection. At the successful conclusion of the program, interns may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a Federal career or career-conditional position in the competitive service. Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules.

Pathways candidates must meet the DOS qualification standards applicable to the position being filled. All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 at time of application and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment;
  • Degree does not have to be related to the position/series; however to be eligible, candidate must meet the OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted.

Student means an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93-842. Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements are met. An individual who needs to complete less than the equivalent of half an academic/vocational or technical course-load immediately prior to graduating is still considered a student for purposes of this Program.

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Internship: Student Trainee (Intelligence Research): Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP)

Deadline for Applications: September 12, 2016

Job Overview:

This vacancy announcement will be open from 09/06/2016 to 09/12/2016. Only the first 100 applicants will be considered.Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages.

Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year

The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a qualifying educational program in an accredited institution, on a full or half-time basis with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. Applicants must meet the definition of “student” in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Telework Ineligible –This position is not eligible for telework.

Pathways candidates must meet the DOS qualification standards applicable to the position being filled. All applicants must meet the qualifications by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 at time of application and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Internship appointment;
  • Degree does not have to be related to the position/series; however to be eligible, candidate must meet the OPM qualification standards for the position to which the Intern may be converted.

Student means an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled), including awardees of the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship Program under Public Law 93-842. Students need not be in actual physical attendance, so long as all other requirements. Continue reading

Job: Chief, Democratic Governance and Social Cohesion Unit (OSCE)

Deadline for Applications: September 11, 2017

Chief, Democratic Governance and Social Cohesion Unit
Level: Middle Management
Area of Expertise: Democratization
Vacancy Number: VNSKPS00462
Duty Station: Skopje
View the job description:https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: https://www.pae.com/careers-react by September 11. Only finalists will be contacted.  PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline. Continue reading

Job: Planning Officer, OSCE (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: September 15, 2016

Planning Officer
Level: Senior Professional
Area of Expertise: General Staff/Monitoring
Vacancy Number: VNSMUS00440
Duty Station: Kyiv
View the job description: https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: https://www.pae.com/careers-react by September 15. Only finalists will be contacted.  PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline. Continue reading

Internship: Internship in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)

Deadline for Applications: September 20, 2016

INTERNSHIP FOR U.S. STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA

The Faculty of Economics Sciences at Higher School of Economics (HSE) is proud to begin receiving applications for semester-long unpaid internships during Fall 2016. UT undergraduate students in their junior and senior years as well as recent graduates are invited to apply.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We can accommodate 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 ethics, 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 we are looking for are:

  • Interpersonal skills, including patience, motivation, clarity of reasoning and excellent English communication skills
  • Ability to write and edit in English
  • Strong commitment to professional behavior and ability to handle Moscow’s fast paced environment
  • Genuine interest in helping others

The most successful candidate will possess outstanding writing and communication skills in English. No prior knowledge of Russian is required, but an interest in learning Russian is a must. Continue reading

Job: Head, Politico-Military Unit (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

Deadline for Applications: September 9, 2016

PAE Government Services, under contract for the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications from well-qualified U.S. citizens for the following position within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE):

Head, Politico-Military Unit, Bishkek
Level: Senior Management
Area of Expertise: Political Affairs
Vacancy Number: VNKYRS00782
Duty Station: Bishkek
Apply by: 9 September for full consideration
View the job description: https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: https://www.pae.com/careers-react by September 9. Only finalists will be contacted.  PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline. Continue reading

Job: Consular Fellows Program (State Dept.)

Deadline for Applications for Russian: September 7, 2016

The Consular Fellows Program.

The Consular Fellows Program is seeking Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Portuguese and Spanish speakers to directly support the Department’s mission by providing  overseas consular services.

While at post, Consular Fellows are members of the embassy or consulate community and receive many of the same benefits as career Foreign Service members, such as housing and educational allowances for eligible family members. In addition, new Consular Fellows can receive a recruitment bonus and may be eligible for the Student Loan Repayment Plan.

The Consular Fellows Program is a temporary non-eligible appointment of up to 5 years however the experience gained while serving overseas can be invaluable if a Consular Fellow decides to apply to become a Foreign Service Officer.

 If you’d like to learn more about the application process, candidate requirements, or the program in general please contact CFP recruitment and outreach coordinator Brittany Wagner at wagnerbc@state.gov.

For more information, and to apply visit: https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/consular-fellows .

CFP: Central Slavic Conference (St. Louis, Missouri)

Deadline for Submissions: September 1, 2016

The Central Slavic Conference is pleased to invite scholars of all disciplines working in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European studies to submit proposals for panels, individual papers, and roundtables at its annual meeting to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, October 21-23, 2016.

Founded in 1962 as the Bi-State Slavic Conference, the Central Slavic Conference now encompasses seven states and is the oldest of the regional affiliates of ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies).  Scholars from outside the region and from around the world are welcome.

A section of the conference will be devoted to marking the 60thanniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, and we are pleased to announce the conference keynote address:

Hungary,1956: Revolution or Counterrevolution?  The Continuing Relevance of the Debate”
Nyirkos Tamas, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Budapest

Proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables should be submitted by email to CSC President Dr. David Borgmeyer atCentralSlavic@outlook.com no later than September 1, 2016.  Early proposals are encouraged.  All proposals should include:

  • Participant name, affiliation, and email contact information;
  • For individual paper presentation: title and brief description (limit 50 words);
  • For panels: panel title + above information for each participant and discussant (if applicable);
  • For roundtables: roundtable title and participant information.

For the first time ever, the CSC will dedicate a separate portion of the conference to undergraduate research presentations.  Faculty are encouraged to support conference proposals from undergraduate students for this new section of the conference.   Limited funding is available to provide graduate and undergraduate students with travel stipends.  Continue reading

Job: Consular Fellows Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: September 7, 2016

Consular Fellows Program

The Consular Fellows Program offers candidates a unique opportunity to serve their country, utilize their foreign language skills, and develop valuable skills and experience that will serve them well in follow-on professions.

Foreign Service Consular Fellows serve in U.S. embassies and consulates overseas alongside Foreign Service Officers, other U.S. agency personnel, and locally-employed staff. Using their language skills in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Russian, or French, their primary duty is to adjudicate visas for foreign nationals. Duties and responsibilities are similar to those of entry-level career Foreign Service Officers. While at post, Consular Fellows are members of the embassy or consulate community and receive many of the same benefits that career Foreign Service members receive, such as housing and educational allowances for eligible family members. View a more detailed description of the type of work involved and benefits provided.

Consular Fellows are hired via limited non-career appointments (LNAs)*. The Consular Fellow LNA appointment is for 60 months, but may be terminated at any time depending on satisfactory performance and the needs of the Service. Consular Fellows may terminate their appointment at any time with 30 days’ notice. However, if they choose to do so before completing a total of 12 months of service at post, they are obligated to repay certain costs associated with their travel, transportation, and other relocation allowances, unless the termination is triggered by circumstances beyond their control, as deemed by the U.S. Department of State.

New hires who commit to a four-year service agreement will be eligible to receive a recruitment incentive of up to 10% of their basic salary.  This incentive would be paid in two installments: one upon completion of the first two-year assignment, and the second at the end of 48 months of consecutive service. In addition, Consular Fellows may be eligible to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) at any post in which they serve when they sign an initial three-year service agreement.  For more information on the program, click here.

These are paid, non-career positions. The Consular Fellows program, similar to its predecessor, the Consular Adjudicator Limited Non-Career Appointment (CA LNA) program, is not an alternate entry method to the Foreign Service or the U.S. Department of State, i.e. this service does not lead to onward employment at the U.S. Department of State or with the U.S. government. Consular Fellows are welcome to apply to become Foreign Service Specialists, Foreign Service Generalists, or Civil Service employees, but they must complete the standard application and assessment processes.

If you have additional questions about the Consular Fellows Program, please visit the Consular Fellows forum or post a message.

For more information, and to apply, click here.

Funding Opportunity: Auschwitz Jewish Center Program for Students Abroad (Poland)

Deadline for Applications: September 6, 2016

APPLY HERE for the Spring 2016 AJC PSA, established in 2010 as long-weekend programs in Kraków open to students of all backgrounds. The program, which includes a scholarly visit to Oświęcim/Auschwitz, provides an academic environment through which participants engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland.

The program takes place during fall and spring semesters and is facilitated by American and Polish staff of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York. During the program, meals, accommodation, entrance fees, and transportation are provided.

SPRING 2016 DATES
April 14-17 (deadline March 14)
May 12-15 (deadline April 12)

College and graduate students of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and majors are eligible to apply.* All programs begin Thursday evening and end Sunday evening. Housing is available Sunday evening upon request. Need-based partial fee waivers are available for the $375 program fee. Participants are responsible for arranging individual transportation to and from Kraków.

Please contact Dara Bramson at DBramson@mjhnyc.org with questions. Continue reading