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Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.
To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).
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The Brandeis Internship Exchange is a convenient online tool to find and share internship opportunities.
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Russian Language and Literature
First Destination Data
Alumni Career Paths
Skill, Abilities & Knowledge
What to do with a degree in Russian Language and Literature
Sample of Occupations
Russian Language and Literature Web Sites
Graduate School Information
The Russian program at Brandeis, within the department of German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literatures, offers students unique opportunities for the study of Russian language, culture, and literature. Courses enable students to acquire intermediate to advanced level of language proficiency and a strong background in Russian culture and literature. Brandeis offers a host of extracurricular opportunities for majors, minors, and students interested in Russian language and culture. The Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages and Literature also sponsors regular functions and events.
The department web site also contains career-related resources such as “Russian in Your Career” found in “Why Study Russian?,” information about studying abroad, and a News and Events section through which students learn about Russia-related academic offerings and special opportunities as well as current events
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that Russian Language and Literature alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.
The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Russian Language and Literature major at Brandeis.
The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Rusian language and literature major at Brandeis.
|1976||Albany-Tula Alliance||Vice Chair||International|
|1971||IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Museum||Librarian||Museum, Library, Archives|
|1972||USDA||Chief, Food Donations Program||Government - Federal|
|1998||Thompson Reuters||Relations Manager||Publishing & Journalism|
|1993||Adelson Loria & Weisman||Real Estate Attorney||Law|
|1990||NYC Department of Consumer Affairs||Deputy Director||Government - Local|
|2010||Hunter College||Grad Student - Elementary Education||Education|
|1993||Brigham & Women's Hospital||Administrator||Health Care|
|2006||Centerpoint Advisors||Financial Advisor||Finance & Banking|
|1977||Oracle||Senior Software Engineer||Information Technology/Computers|
|1965||Tootsie Roll Industries||President, COO||Consumer Products|
Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus.
In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills. The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities. Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.
- American Translators Association
- Dave’s ESL Café
- Escape Artist
- Foreign Policy Association Students Corner
- International Bureau of Chambers of Commerce
- Peace Corps
- Riley Guide International Resources
- Transitions Abroad
- University of Michigan Work Abroad
- World Affairs Councils of America
- World Economic Forum