Alfa Fellow - Fully funded professional development opportunity in Russia Alfa Fellow - Fully funded professional  …

Cultural Vistas
in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
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Cultural Vistas
in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Be the first to apply
Stipend
Posted by:
Melissa Graves • Program Director, Alfa Fellowship Program
Posted by:
Melissa Graves
Program Director, Alfa Fellowship Program
Gain competitive skills for the global workplace plus experience the business, policy, and cultural environments of Russia and the region. This unparalleled opportunity has enabled over 200 professionals from the U.S., U.K., and Germany to elevate their careers since 2004.

The Alfa Fellowship Program is an 11-month, fully funded fellowship program that begins with language training in the fellow’s home country prior to departure, followed by a group language course in Moscow. Alfa fellows also attend a seminar program to gain an in-depth look at contemporary Russia and to discuss current affairs there. Fellows then complete work placements at prominent organizations, including private companies, media outlets, think tanks, and foundations. Trips to different cities in the region are interspersed throughout the program year. 

Eligibility:  

Early to mid-career professional from the United States, United Kingdom, or Germany 

Bachelor’s degree and relevant professional experience related to desired field of work placement 

Demonstrated interest in Russia and the region with clearly defined career trajectory 

Commitment to being an active contributor to an international network 

Previous study of a second language, preferably Russian 

Outstanding professional achievements and academic qualifications 

Evidence of leadership potential and self-initiative 

Active involvement in community and/ or public service 

Benefits: Fellows receive a monthly stipend, program related-travel costs, accommodation, and insurance. 

Application Information: The application deadline for the 2022-2023 program year is December 1, 2021. For more information about the Alfa Fellowship Program and to access the online application, please visit: www.culturalvistas.org/alfa. If you have any questions, please contact: alfa@culturalvistas.org 

Webinars are held twice a month. To see the full schedule and register to attend please visit: www.culturalvistas.org/alfa 

OJSC Alfa-Bank is incorporated, focused and based in Russia, and is not affiliated with U.S.-based Alfa Insurance.  

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