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  • Virtual Trojan Talk with Cultural Vistas - Alfa Fellowship Program to Russia

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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    Gain competitive skills for the global workplace plus experience in 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 before 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.

    Program Benefits:

    - Gain high-level professional development experience in Russia at private companies, law firms, media outlets, think tanks, and foundations
    - Immerse in contemporary Moscow and experience everyday life in this vibrant capital city
    - Travel to three regions in Russia and a neighboring country through program organized trips
    - Learn from experts through the Moscow seminar series and lectures at a leading Russian university
    - Receive a monthly stipend, private accommodation in the center of Moscow, all program-related travel costs including round-trip travel to Russia, and insurance coverage
    - Strengthen Russian language skills through private tutoring before departure and group language classes upon arrival in Moscow
    - Connect with alumni around the world through the Alfa Fellowship Alumni Association and Cultural Vistas Alumni Network

    RSVP via the Events > Trojan Talks tab in connectSC to attend and receive webinar details*

    * There is no GPA requirement to attend these events*

    *This Trojan Talk is being hosted virtually. All interested participants are required to register via ConnectSC. Once registered, you will receive the login details via email.

    WebCast Link: https://careers.usc.edu/connectsc/

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: USC Career Center


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