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.
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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.
Academic Positions—Academic Positions is a strategic talent-attraction partner in the research domain. The organization connects universities, research institutes, and companies with top academic talent from around the globe.
ScholarshipDb—This website compiles opportunities for scholarships, research jobs, and university positions.
Resources for careers beyond academia
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—A website and coaching service for graduate students, Ph.D.s, and academics.
PhDs At Work—A professional network and online resource for Ph.D.s working across industries.
Versatile PhD—An online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for Ph.D.s in humanities, social science and STEM.
How to Do the [Job] Search—What the job search looks like.
The Rogue Scholar Goes Digital—On using digital humanities tools as a platform for careerbuilding.
Careers in Foreign Languages—An article about job opportunities and career strategies for specialists in foreign languages.
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.
Candid—Candid provides updates, including executive and administrative level job listings for non-profits nationally as well as information on foundations and grants.
RESOURCES FOr CAREERS in foreign languages
Language Jobs USA—This website lists foreign language jobs in the US in Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, ESL, and many other foreign languages.