Specialists in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies can find careers in many different sectors, including governmental, academic, and non-profit. Listed below are great resources for those exploring career opportunities.
Please note that ASEEES regularly posts job announcements, fellowships, grants, and internships specifically relevant to the broad scope of interests and expertise of our members in the Announcements (member login required). In addition to this, we offer webinars and blog posts throughout the year to help members engage in professional development.
Resources for Careers in Academia
Chronicle of Higher Education Jobs—This is the most comprehensive source of job announcements in higher education.
www.Higheredjobs.com—This site provides a list of non-traditional employment in higher education, including career services, admissions, financial aid, judicial affairs, development and lobbying.
Resources for "Alternative Academic" Careers
The #Alt-Academy project—resources "by and for people with deep training and experience in the humanities, who are working or are seeking employment — generally off the tenure track, but within the academic orbit — in universities and colleges, or allied knowledge and cultural heritage institutions such as museums, libraries, academic presses, historical societies, and governmental humanities organizations."
From PhD to Life—website and coaching service for graduate students, PhDs, and academics
PhDs At Work—A professional network and online resource for PhDs working across industries.
Versatile PhD—online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM
How to Do the [Job] Search—what the alt-ac job search process looks like.
The Rogue Scholar Goes Digital—on using digital humanities tools as platform for careerbuilding
Resources for Careers in Government
Partnership for Public Service—This is an outstanding resource for finding out about government employment. This group reviews hiring trends, employment prospects by industry, "Best Places" to work and more. More importantly, perhaps, they have created presentations that review how to create effective federal government applications.
usajobs.gov—Most Federal Agencies post job announcements here, but because they are not required to do so, be sure to check out the individual sites of each agency.
Washington Information Directory (only available in print)—This directory lists nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations for individuals exploring policy work.
Resources for Non-Profit Careers
Idealist—Idealist provides contact information for over 56,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, as well as information on volunteer, job and internship listings in 35 substantive career categories.
The Foundation Center—The Foundation Center's updates include executive and administrative level job listings for nonprofits nationally.