Internships and Other Opportunities

The U.S.-Russia Business Council

The U.S.-Russia Business Council has multiple paid internship openings. It is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in the current affairs of Russia and the Former Soviet Union, foreign policy, international business, non-government organizations, and the list goes on. Knowledge of Russian is not required but is certainly helpful.

Information about the internship can be found online here:

Applications can be submitted via email to Jo Bottalico, Vice President of Administration and Finance at (or via fax at 202-659-5920).

U.S. Department of State

Students of all levels will find that the U.S. Department of State is a rewarding place to acquire skills that will last a lifetime. They have a variety of programs, from summer clerical positions to management fellowships, all of which allow students from high school to the post-graduate level the ability to participate in projects vital to the success of U.S. foreign policy. Overseas or in Washington D.C., there’s a student program that matches your background and will help you to achieve your goals.

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National Flagship Language Program

The Language Flagship leads the nation in designing, supporting, and implementing a new paradigm for advanced language education. Through an innovative partnership between the federal government, education, and business, The Language Flagship seeks to graduate students who will take their place among the next generation of global professionals, commanding a superior level of fluency in one of many languages critical to U.S. competitiveness and security.

NSEP offers a limited number of fellowships to qualified American students interested in receiving full financial support to participate in one of the Flagship Programs in Arabic, Central Asian languages, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, and Russian.

Fulbright Awards Program

Fulbright awards are funded by an annual appropriation from Congress to the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Funding is also provided by other governments and private businesses. The Fulbright program for U.S. students is coordinated by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York. Restrictions vary from country to country.

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