Alfa Fellowship Program Job Vacancy: Fellow – Moscow, Russian Federation

Posting Job


August 20, 2016

Expired Job


June 19, 2019



Job type: Fellow

Location: Moscow, Russian

Program Description:

Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development
initiative placing up to 18 American, British, and German citizens per
year in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the
fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, and
related areas. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program are expanding
networks of American, British, and German professionals, developing
greater intercultural understanding, and advancing knowledge of Russian
affairs in the West.

Alfa Fellowship Program begins with language training in the Fellow’s
geographic location followed by a language course in Moscow starting in
mid-June. Throughout the summer, Alfa Fellows attend a seminar program
with key public and private sector officials to discuss current issues
facing Russia. Fellows then work at prominent organizations in Russia,
including private companies, media outlets, think tanks, and

candidates must have a graduate degree and professional experience in
business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, or a related field.
Russian language proficiency is not required, but is preferred. The
Fellowship includes a generous monthly stipend, language training,
program-related travel costs, housing and insurance.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • U.S., U.K., or German citizen between the ages of 25 and 35
  • Graduate
    degree and professional experience in business, economics, journalism,
    law, government or public policy. Candidates without a graduate degree
    must demonstrate extensive and equivalent professional experience in
    their field.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Outstanding professional achievement and academic qualifications
  • Active involvement in community or public service
  • Evidence of leadership potential
  • Russian
    language experience is preferred, however not required, at the time of
    application. Applicants proficient in another second language may be

Application Information:

The application deadline for the 2017-2018 program year is December 1, 2016. To access the online application, please visit: APPLY ONLINE HERE.

For more information about the Alfa Fellowship Program or application process please contact:

Cultural Vistas

Alfa Fellowship Program

440 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10016

Tel. (212) 497-3510

Fax. (212) 497-3587

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