Language skills are only the start of life after Lawrence for Russian studies students. The interdisciplinary education inherent to exploring Russian-speaking culture prepares you for careers in a variety of fields like education, politics and policy, business, media, banking, and more. An international education is also a great platform for advanced study, whether that is continuing in Russian or exploring other fields like public affairs, law, history, or global policy.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in education, business, politics and policy, NGOs, and media and journalism.

They can also go on to earn advanced degrees in Russian, industrial and organizational psychology, business, global public policy, change management, demographic and social analysis, public affairs, law, and history.

Examples of recent employers

  • Northern Trust Corporation
  • Enreach Education
  • Apple
  • Deloitte
  • Aon Risk Solutions

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • University of California - Irvine
  • University of Minnesota
  • The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration 
  • Northwestern
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