Major to Career: Russian Language and Literature and Russian Area Studies
On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Russian and Russian Area Studies majors, skills Russian and Russian Area Studies majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Russian and Russian Area Studies program.
It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.
On the right is a comprehensive list of job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Russian and Russian Area Studies.
- Communication: Foreign language majors gain skills in oral expression, critical reading, translation, clear writing, editing and interpreting in foreign languages.
- Human Relations: Appreciation for other cultures, adaptability to different environments, and receptivity to new ideas are developed by both studying abroad and studying other cultures.
- Research & Problem Solving: Comparison of ideas, problem identification, developing problem solving techniques, and information analysis are skills strengthened through a foreign language major.
- Education & Instruction: Many foreign language majors gain valuable instructional skills by tutoring others in both the oral and written aspects of the language.
Career-Related Web Sites
The Moscow Times Job Opportunities
Eastern European and Russian Job Listings
The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
Worldwide Business Briefings
A guide to business customs, etiquette and cross-cultural communication
International Language Job Center
View English job offers, foreign language job offers, or visit the site's career clinic.
Resources for International Job Opportunities (Riley Guide)
The Electronic Embassy
For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Links page.