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Discovering U.S. Culture

July 6, 2017
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, ...

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
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
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
  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
Narine Baghdasaryan
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 ...

PFP - From Ideas to Results

February 24, 2017
The application for the fully-funded, one-month Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is open now until April 7. Young leaders between the ages of 25-35 will exchange ideas and experiences in the U.S. on legislation, governance and policy making. If you’re curious to know what to expect or aren’t sure if the program ...

Professional Fellows Program (PFP) Competition for Fall 2017 Announced

February 13, 2017
American Councils is pleased to announce the open competition for the Fall 2017 Professional Fellows Program (PFP), a short-term professional development exchange in the United States. The 2017 on-line application for Armenia is open now. Eligible candidates must submit the online application by April 7, 2017. For more information click here.You ...

Professional Fellows convene in Washington, D.C.

November 17, 2016
The U.S. Department of State convenes its largest-ever group of Professional Fellows in Washington, D.C., November 15-17, with more than 275 emerging global leaders from 44 countries. The participants are in Washington following intensive month-long fellowship placements with state and local government offices, non-government organizations, media outlets, and businesses in 31 ...