Program Details

Russian Business Internships delivers intensive, business-focused Russian lessons and professional experience abroad. Internships are individually placed based on current availability as well as the student's experience and goals. - Curriculum - RS-100/
Location:
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Kiev, Ukraine; Moscow, Russia; Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Rolling Starts, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Intensive Russian lessons combined with professional experience in Russia, Ukraine, or Central Asia and a resume-building research project.

Russian Business Internships delivers intensive, business-focused Russian lessons and professional experience abroad. Internships are individually placed based on current availability as well as the student's experience and goals. - Curriculum - RS-100/200/300 Russian Language Study Courses offered at six different levels, from beginning to advanced. For more information see SRAS's suggested syllabi for beginning (100), intermediate (200), and advanced (300). Intermediate and advanced students will focus partially on business Russian. RS-101: Culture Lab Excursions, seminars, and other out-of-the-classroom experiences at locations of historical, cultural, or other interest. RS-410: Business Internship Students chose between two categories: 1) Sales and Marketing and 2) Finance and Operations. Specific placements within these categories depend on current availability. Actual duties and hours may vary according to the needs of the host company. RS-411: Business Research The student will write a 10-15 page paper on a subject related to any aspect of business in their host country. Actual subject and methodology will be discussed and approved in advance. Papers are due 30 days after the end of the internship.

Program costs include tuition for study, visa and registration, pre-departure materials, local orientation, health and accident insurance, housing, round-trip airport transfers, use of a mobile telephone, and SRAS in-country support.
Setting Description:
The Russian-speaking world is one of extraordinary stories. Oil and gas pipelines run through complex geopolitical, ethnic, and environmental conflicts. Growing economies exist side-by-side with wide-spread poverty. Human rights concerns weigh upon societies that produce awe-inspiring achievements in science and culture.

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