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CREEES alum Ambassador Michael McFaul '86 with President Barack Obama

CREEES alum Ambassador Michael McFaul '86 with President Barack Obama

Students of Russian, East European and Eurasian studies go on to successful careers in government, journalism, NGO and relief organizations, and business, as well as doctoral studies and professional degrees.

Professionalization Workshops

In conjunction with BEAM, Stanford’s career center, CREEES hosts workshops on resume and cover letter writing, networking, and job search strategies to help students succeed in their career pursuits.

Stanford's Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) also offers professional development programs and resources.

Job Postings

CREEES maintains a list of professional and external opportunities. To view available internships, postdoctoratal positions, and job opportunities, please visit the External Opportunities page.

Alumni Networking

CREEES connects its alumni with current students to share information about their career paths.

CREEES graduates have gone on to hold positions in many renowned organizations, including:

  • Asia Society
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Eurasia Foundation
  • European Bank
  • European Commission
  • Google
  • IMF
  • NATO
  • The New York Times
  • Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Russia Profile
  • United Nations
  • US Department of Interior
  • US Department of State
  • US Embassy, Moscow
  • US Treasury
  • US-Russia Business Council
  • USAID

To read more about CREEES alumni, visit our Alumni page