What Can I Do with an MHC Major in Russian Literature?

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • The National Yiddish Book Center
  • Sotheby’s
  • Laboratory of G. Callard, Boston University
  • Smithsonian Institute
  • Morgan Stanley
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Text 100 Public Relations
  • Various Colleges & Universities

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Research Assistant
  • Analyst
  • Historian/Professor
  • Government Worker
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • CIA/FBI Agent
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Journalist/Foreign News Expert
  • Program Coordinator/Assistant
  • Diplomat
  • Project Manager
  • Lawyer/Legal Assistant

Online Resources:

  • Intern Abroad
    Information on internships, volunteer projects, language schools, job opportunities abroad.
  • Global Experiences
    Offers internships in Italy, Australia, Spain and France in many areas and ESL teaching, volunteering abroad programs in Ecuador, and adventure travel.
  • RussNet Jobs
    Get the best links to Russian/Eurasian employment, scholarship/fellowship, and career development websites.
  • Government/Federal Overseas Jobs
  • Peace Corps
  • Foreign Affairs
    Founded in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs.
  • Idealist.Org
    Nonprofit site that includes internship and volunteer listings for a variety of countries.
  • Spotlight on Careers
    An overview of environmental careers. Lists the best environmental job-search websites and non-profit sites.
  • Vault Online Career Library
    Provides specific career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing.

Career Resource Library:

Helpful Advisors:

  • Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
  • Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Member Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.