General informatioon 

Type:  Internship/Fellowship Program
Compensation:  At the moment, stipends are provided on an exceptional basis depending on the trainees' performance. We encourage candidates to seek external funding

  • Start date: Second Week of April
  • Openings: 2-3
  • Location(s): Remote 
  • Duration/Hours: at least 10 weeks; 4 days, 20 hours/week

Fellows assist CAB’s research, communications, and funding programs. Selected fellows get an opportunity to publish op-ed articles featuring CAB Survey data, which measures public opinion all over Central Asia twice a year. Activities may include assistance in desk research, translation, editing, data analysis, event organization, preparing outreach materials, updating and harmonizing databases, and other CAB projects. Fellows get an opportunity to get first-hand experience in applied research projects in Central Asia, develop their Russian and local language skills, and build long-term relationships with Central Asian researchers and practitioners affiliated with CAB. 


  • Strong interest and background in the social sciences and Central Asia
  • The third or final year of a first-level university degree
  • Graduate students are highly encouraged to apply 
  • Strong writing skills and fluency in English, knowledge of Russian or of local languages is a plus
  • Microsoft programs, including Excel for data-analysis (SPSS or Stata is desirable)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team

How to Apply?
Your application should include 

  • Cover letter
  • Scanned copy of your transcript
  • Resume including two references
  • Short writing sample in English

The application should be send to info@ca-barometer.org

After reviewing the application, successful candidates will proceed with the second step of selections procedure, where they will be asked to complete a specific task based on qualifications of the candidate and the position’s duties

Application Deadline: 27th of March

Contact Information 
CAB Communications Officer: Tlegen Kuandykov