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Internship opportunity at New Economic School in Moscow for Spring, 2013

Posted: September 26, 2012
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Internship opportunity at New Economic School in Moscow for Spring, 2013
This opportunity is available to current and recent grads

Application deadline: October 8, 2012

 

 

The internship will provide:

  • round-trip airfare
  • housing in a dorm
  • a modest stipend for living expenses 

You will:

  • work at your internship for a minimum of 4 hours/day 

You may:

  • take a language class at Higher School of Economics
  • take a content course at New Economic School
  • participate in all NES events

The first step:

  • provide a personal statement that describes your plan to contribute to NES and develop yourself at NES;
  • provide a current CV;
  • provide at least two letters of reference (of which at least one should be from college faculty).
  • Students whose native language is not English should demonstrate proficiency in English. Some level of Russian is a plus, but is not required.

 Please submit these documents to Allegra Azulay electronically at: aazulay@austin.utexas.edu by October 8.


Below are details provided by the New Economic School:

NEW ECONOMIC SCHOOL INTERNSHIPS FOR US STUDENTS/RECENT GRADUATES

New Economic School, located in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for semester-long internships, starting Spring 2013. College students invited to apply starting from their junior year.

WHY NES
NES was established as a Western-Russian educational partnership that was intended to promote international standards of education to the best Russian students. As an internationally-oriented university, NES provides the friendliest and most productive atmosphere possible for someone who wishes to study Russian, spend time in Moscow and learn more about Russia. We offer living in dorms with NES students and a student visa. Besides work, we offer a full variety of benefits: enrollment in a Russian language course at Higher School of Economics or in one of NES's regular BA or MA-level courses; participation in all events for NES students; a free roundtrip ticket from the United States; and a fellowship that covers living expenses in Moscow. The minimum workload will be 4 hours a day, but may be more. The combination of rewards and services are individualized to each applicant to achieve personal and professional satisfaction .  

DEMAND 
Many types of assignments, ranging from administrative tasks to daily routines and even full fledged projects are available:
1.    Marketing and promotion of the internship program
2.    International exchange office assistant
3.    Library attendant
4.    Receptionist and phone calls
5.    English editor (various tasks)
6.    English writer (various tasks)
7.    Webmaster of the English part of NES website
8.    Computer lab attendant
9.    Journalist for the NES newspaper 
10. Layout designer for NES news paper
11. Editor for the NES handbook in English
12. Promotion and marketing of NES internship program – concept, printed materials, video, interviews, communications
13. Charity coordination
14. Communication with alumni
15. Reporting and budgeting
16. Accounting assistant
17. Faculty assistant
18. Staff assistant
19. Charity coordinator (Russian orphanage connections)
20. Bachelor student counselor (for BA students applying abroad, helping to write personal statements, etc)
21. Writing center assistant
22. English department assistant
Once the internship program is established and we gain experience the list of tasks will likely become more predictable.
 
SUPPLY
We can accommodate different types of people with various backgrounds, academic and professional interests, and different levels of Russian command (even those without any prior experience). 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 ethic, who are creative and industrious and who can inspire people around them with their innovative attitude to work and performance, bringing US service standards to the Russian environment.
Those interested should first apply to University of Texas Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies.

HOW WE SELECT
An intern should provide a personal statement that describes his or her plan to contribute to NES and develop him or herself at NES; a CV; and at least two letters of reference (of which at least one should be from college faculty). Students whose native language is not English should demonstrate proficiency in English. Some level of Russian is a plus, but is not required.

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