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May 2021

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Russian American Foundation - Summer '21 Openings

POSITION: Program Assistant - CT (6/24 – 8/8/21)

The Program Assistant (PA) will be responsible for supervising participants (ages 9 -15yrs), as well as running some extracurricular/non-ballet activities (outdoor games, arts & crafts, etc.). PAs will work as a team of 3 and will report to the Program's Director. 

 

This position is well-suited for candidates with strong academic or career interests in: performing arts, global languages/cultures (especially Russian), sports medicine, and/or child education. 

 

REQUIRED: Residency on campus, experience with overseeing youth.               

BENEFITS: $2300 for the period, housing & meals, bonus for exceptional performance, 5 days off.

POSITION: Program Assistant - NY (6/24 – 8/8/21)

The Program Assistant (PA) will be responsible for supervising participants (ages 9 -15yrs), helping them navigate life in NYC, as well as assisting in some administrative responsibilities. 

 

This position is well-suited for candidates with strong academic or career interests in: performing arts, global languages/cultures (especially Russian), sports medicine, and/or child education. 

 

REQUIRED: Comfort in navigating NYC, experience with overseeing youth.               

BENEFITS

- RESIDENT STAFF > $2300 for the period, housing & meals, bonus for exceptional performance, 5 days off.

- DAY STAFF > While RAF typically does not hire non-resident staff for this position, we are open to considering NYC qualified residents and are open to evaluating such requests on a case by case basis. Possibility to start at an earlier date at RAF's office is a plus.

Administration

 

American Councils - Washington, D.C.
The Social Media Storyteller will work with the Senior Manager of Field Operations, and the Senior Adviser for Central Asia to identify and develop stories based on your personal experience.  You will create inspiring videos, photos and written content for online platforms. As the Storyteller, you will both create and produce audio-visual content. While the technical skills are vital to succeeding, the mindset and talent for crafting a story is of equal importance. The Storyteller will actively participate in and administer a wide variety of social media print and broadcast activities to inform Central Asia students about life on a U.S. college campus. This may involve local travel to capture and present the stories of international students’ impact on the local community, as well as working with staff, volunteers, program participants and community members to deliver these stories in compelling ways.

AMP Global Youth - Washington, D.C.
Join the AMP Global Youth team as a summer coordinator for our popular Global Scholar program, which prepares youth to be visionary leaders and bold changemakers around urgent global challenges. Global Scholar welcomes high school-aged students from across the US and the world. The Coordinator oversees the general running of the program, including seminars with speakers, training workshops, and student projects. The ideal candidate will also be able to facilitate conversations on global issues like poverty and climate change, as be comfortable helping students practice skills like team building and public speaking. The Coordinator will work with two of our five summer sessions, which run from late June to early August.

AMP Global Youth - Washington, D.C.
Join the AMP Global Youth team as a summer coordinator for our popular Global Scholar program, which prepares youth to be visionary leaders and bold changemakers around urgent global challenges. Global Scholar welcomes high school-aged students from across the US and the world. The Coordinator oversees the general running of the program, including seminars with speakers, training workshops, and student projects. The ideal candidate will also be able to facilitate conversations on global issues like poverty and climate change, as be comfortable helping students practice skills like team building and public speaking. The Coordinator will work with two of our five summer sessions, which run from late June to early August.

International Education & Cultural Exchanges

 

American Councils - Various Locations
American Councils is currently seeking a qualified Resident Director to work in Russia, Moldova, or other Russian-speaking countries on the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. NSLI-Y is part of a multi-agency federal initiative to increase U.S. citizens’ capacity to engage with people from around the world who speak selected critical languages. NSLI-Y is administered through a cooperative agreement between the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State and the American Councils for International Education.

American Councils - Washington, D.C.
NSLI-Y is a critical component of a multi-agency federal initiative to increase U.S. citizens’ capacity to engage foreign governments and peoples through the critical language of Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. NSLI-Y is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and American Councils acts as the prime grantee, collaborating with other partner organizations. Based in Washington, DC, the Program Coordinator position will primarily support participants and the implementation of the Virtual NSLI-Y program, assist in the coordination of special NSLI-Y alumni activities in 2020 and 2021, and support daily operations of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth administration department. The NSLI-Y Program Coordinator will report to the NSLI-Y Senior Program Manager for Administration.

American Councils - Washington, D.C.
The Program Manager administers two overseas language programs funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and delivered by American Councils for International Education in close collaboration with the Institute of International Education (IIE). The American Councils Capstone Russian Overseas Flagship Program (ROF) is an academic-year program (10 months) based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is designed to train superior speakers of Russian through intensive overseas study and practical, professional experience. Hosted by the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, the program provides intensive, yearlong language instruction, internships, cultural activities, host families, and structured opportunities for students to maximize their immersion in the host country culture. An American Councils resident director provides direct on-site support to participants throughout their studies in Almaty.

American Councils - Various locations outside of the U.S.
American Councils is currently seeking qualified consultants to serve as Russian-speaking Resident Directors and Assistant Resident Directors to work on a variety of summer Russian language programs ranging from six to eight weeks in length. Individual programs are designed for high school or undergraduate and graduate students. All programs are focused on the acquisition of Russian language and culture in an immersion setting. Programs are held in a variety of locations including Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, and Russia.

American Councils - Various locations outside of the U.S.
American Councils is currently seeking qualified consultants to serve as Russian-speaking Resident Directors and Assistant Resident Directors to work on a variety of summer Russian language programs ranging from six to eight weeks in length. Individual programs are designed for high school or undergraduate and graduate students. All programs are focused on the acquisition of Russian language and culture in an immersion setting. Programs are held in a variety of locations including Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, and Russia.

Linguistics, Education & Research

 

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command - Monterey, CA
Serves as a Russian language teacher for Undergraduate Education, European & Latin American School at the Presidio of Monterey. The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) offers foreign language instruction in more than two dozen languages on a schedule that extends throughout the year. Courses are taught six hours per day, five days a week with the exception of federal holidays.

Navanti - Arlington, VA
As a Specialized Researcher, you will work with our multidisciplinary team and will provide your knowledge of politics, government, and social issues within your region to provide real-time information and local narratives. Desirable candidates will have a keen interest to gather data pertinent to the political and economic factors and security challenges affecting your region.

National Security and Government

 

Department of State - Overseas and Domestic
The U.S. Department of State is committed to creating a workforce that represents the diversity of America. It recognizes that all employees’ rich experiences, talents, and knowledge are unique and bring valuable input to every project, to every bilateral relationship, to every multilateral initiative. During this public service career, you can expect to be assigned to hardship posts. You may face an irregular or extended work schedule. These posts can be in remote locations, without many U.S. style amenities; there can be sporadic power outages and unreliable internet service. Health and sanitation standards can be below U.S. standards. Some assignments are “unaccompanied,” which means family members may not travel to the post with you.

Department of State - Overseas and Domestic
The U.S. Department of State, our country’s lead foreign policy agency, provides a rich international experience. Our champions all of our strengths and diversity – personal, professional, and educational. A Limited Non-Career Appointment (LNA) in the Foreign Service is a distinctive opportunity to serve your country and can offer candidates who are considering a career in the Foreign Service first-hand insights and exploration of potential Foreign Service career paths.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Various locations
Temporary Hire Students perform a variety of functions and tasks in support of the organization to which they are assigned. Work assignments will involve problem identification, analysis, and resolution. Specific duties may include the preparation and presentation of briefings directly related to work assigned. They must be in attendance at and enrolled in a graduate, baccalaureate, or associate.