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Professional Internships

Washington Seminar

Many interesting internships involving Germanic or Slavic languages are available through BYU’s Washington Seminar, a semester-long opportunity to work and learn in our nation’s capital under the direction of BYU’s Department of Political Science. See for complete information.

Russian-American Chamber of Commerce

The Russian-American Chamber of Commerce offers internships year-round with research opportunities in timely business-related subjects. It is a non-profit, independent, and nonpartisan trade association located in Denver. It is dedicated to facilitating and providing knowledge relating to US trade, investment, and commerce in the Russian marketplace. More information is available through its website at

If interested in an internship with the Russian-American Chamber of Commerce, send via US mail your resume together with a letter noting your interest and when you would be available to the following address:

The Russian-American Chamber of Commerce
National Headquarters
1552 Pennsylvania Street
Denver CO 80203

The Russian-American Chamber of Commerce has an official internship agreement with BYU, so if you are accepted as an intern, you may register for RUSS 399R (Academic Internship). AFTER you are accepted as an intern, contact Dr. Mark Purves, BYU Russian Section Head, for approval and to negotiate the appropriate number of credit hours for your internship.