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Armenia: Internship and Cultural Immersion Destination

July 20, 2017
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Every year, American Councils office in Yerevan hosts students from Lehigh University for professional internships. In 2017, Nick Razewski, a student in his third year, was visiting Armenia for a summer internship at the Eurasia Partnership Foundation Armenia (EPF) as part of his study abroad program. We share his article ...

A Part of Heaven

July 13, 2017
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When FLEX students return back to Armenia, we are always happy and excited to see how they help their community through the skills developed during the FLEX program.Anush Petrosyan turned her house in one of the most picturesque places of Armenia, Dilijan, into a wonderful B&B, “Nushka’s Place” thus developing ...

Discovering U.S. Culture

July 6, 2017
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Aside from all very important sessions and advice that FLEX 2017-2018 students received during their Pre-Departure orientation, they also learnt new aspects of American culture. The students will always remember the U.S. songs and dances that were taught by Tom Toomey, Program Administrator for the Vice President's Office, American Councils.Every morning, ...

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES IN ARMENIA: A DIFFERENT KIND OF STUDY ABROAD

June 28, 2017
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For the second year, American Councils Armenia hosted a group of students from Warren Wilson College (Asheville, NC) to explore the natural beauty and burgeoning ecotourism industry in Armenia.The students, who are majoring in outdoor leadership at Warren Wilson, study a combination of wildlife, outdoor adventure, and teambuilding dynamics. The group visited ...

EducationUSA Regional Adviser Assistant vacancy

June 16, 2017
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Apply to be the The EducationUSA Regional Adviser Assistant in your region!The EducationUSA Regional Advisor Assistant is responsible for cooperating with a Peace Corps Volunteer or other American in his/her region to deliver lectures and presentations on higher education opportunities in the United States and the services of EducationUSA; and ...

Apply for Competitive College Club (CCC)

May 31, 2017
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Want to study in the U.S.? Join the Competitive College Club!Funded by the U.S. Embassy Yerevan, EducationUSA’s Competitive College Club (CCC) is an intensive group advising program that helps highly motivated and talented Armenian students (both undergraduate and graduate) to apply to U.S. colleges and universities. Apply by June 8th.All ...

Job Posting for Finance Officer

May 25, 2017
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American Councils Armenia has a position for Finance Officer who will be responsible for all financial services and transactions. This position is flexible part-time, 20 hours per week. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:- Provide a full range of financial services including budget development and financial reporting;- Track expenditures and audit purchase/ payment documentation;- Prepare all applicable Armenian ...

From Illinois to Goris: Sona Sargsyan’s host parents visit Armenia

April 7, 2017
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One thing that every exchange student is looking forward to is the day their host families visit Armenia. Visits from host families are becoming more common which makes the ties between Armenian and American families even stronger. Sona Sargsyan ’16 did not have to wait long for this exciting experience. ...

Your guide to a successful interview

March 28, 2017
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  It’s not a secret that all of us practice with friends before a job interview and practice is very important! However, practice with a professional who can give you feedback to help with applying and interviewing for your dream job can be even more valuable. FLEX Alumni Armenia held a ...

Admire your dreams or go after them

March 6, 2017
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Studying abroad, being an exchange student and getting to know other cultures and people had always been a dream for Narine Baghdasaryan from Hrazdan, and her dream became a reality through the #FLEXProgram. Now she helps students in Armenia to improve their English so they may also reach their goals.“You ...