Benefits of USRP Membership

The following benefits and opportunities are free and exclusive for USRP Members!

Professional and Networking Events

  • Connect with professionals in the US-Russia sector by attending the USRP Speaker Series virtual events
  • Expand your network. Members of the USRP emanate from throughout the United States and Russia

Leadership Opportunities

  • The Ambassadorship Program - Members are invited to apply to become an Ambassador of the USRP
  • USRP Ambassadors expand membership engagement by creating digital content, assisting with virtual events, sharing the USRP with the academic community, and more!
  • Applicants from all backgrounds and geographic locations are welcome to apply
  • A stipend is included
  • Applications will open in June 2021 for USRP Members

Professional Development

Intensives (Coming Fall 2021)

  • Attend professional meetings and events along with a cohort of American and Russian students
  • Collaborate on pre-meeting prep assignments and post-meeting case studies 
  • Participate in opportunities for inter-cultural dialogue with peers from Russia


  • Gain practical exposure to work alongside individuals actively engaged in a variety of projects, careers and industries within the US-Russia sector
  • The most outstanding USRP Ambassadors and participants of USRP Professional Development Intensives will be welcome to apply
  • The majority of these opportunities will take place in a virtual format, though possibility of in-person opportunities will be monitored within the evolving health guidance