Careers in Russian

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Russian is the second most sought-out language by employers according to a September 3, 2001 article in The Oregonian:

“In a wide range of fields, from teaching to high-tech, the word is out that if you are bilingual and qualified, you’ll get the job… Spanish ranks as the state’s most sought-after language skill, followed by Russian and Vietnamese, experts say.”

Undergraduates who study Russian can use their language skills for careers in:

  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Business
  • Real Estate
  • High-tech
  • Civil Service/Government
  • Social Work
  • Law Enforcement
  • Retail

These websites offer articles that explain why Russian is such a great language to study and how it can be used in your career.