Resources

Russian Club

The Penn State Russian Club hosts talks, socials, field trips, tea parties, and other events. Our mission is to facilitate students’ use of the Russian language, to introduce them to Russian culture, food, and art, and to get them excited about all things Russian. For more information about the Russian Club, its programing, and upcoming events, contact our current president or join us on our Facebook page.

Russian Tea

A tea meeting for conversing in Russian is hosted by the Russian Club and meets weekly on Fridays at 3:30 @ Burrowes 157.

Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring for RUS 1-2-3 is available by appointment @ 220 Boucke. To set up your individual or small group session, please visit Starfish.

Career Enrichment Network

Russian majors and minors interested in study abroad, internship opportunities, undergraduate research, alumni mentoring, or funding to help support an enrichment activity should take full advantage of the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network.

Please use your Nittany Lion Career account to search and apply for academic and employment opportunities, view important announcements, and schedule appointments with a Network staff member to talk about resumes, specific career interests, or funding opportunities to support enrichment experiences.

Study Abroad

Please visit the Career Enrichment Network website for a step-by-step guide to studying abroad, including information about researching programs, meeting with academic and education abroad advisers, and funding opportunities to support international experiences. Consider scheduling an appointment with a Network staff member to discuss study abroad funding and other College- and University-wide resources, or to talk about incorporating education abroad experiences into resumes and career planning.

Internship

Please visit the Career Enrichment Network website for more information about internship opportunities, career-related activities, and professional development events. use your Nittany Lion Career account to search for internships, upload resumes for review, RSVP for upcoming events, and schedule appointments with a Network staff member to talk about resumes, specific career interests, or funding opportunities to support enrichment experiences.

Enrichment

An important goal of the College of the Liberal Arts is to involve undergraduates in appropriate enrichment activities. Accordingly, the College has modest funds available to assist students participating in activities such as internships, education abroad, or undergraduate research. Liberal Arts majors seeking financial support for an enrichment activity are encouraged to apply on-line for enrichment funds. Details about the enrichment application process, including eligibility and application requirements, can be found on the Career Enrichment Network website.

Alumni Mentor Program

The Liberal Arts Alumni Mentor Program is an opportunity for students to leverage the influence of the Penn State Alumni Network. The program pairs students with liberal arts alumni working in fields related to the student’s major. Some students work with their mentor in person, others over the phone, and others simply through email. Applications are open throughout the year and students can learn more information and apply at the Alumni Mentor Program website.

Paterno Fellows Program

Paterno Fellowship is a gateway to becoming an honors student for Liberal Arts students. It offers is a great way to secure financial support for enriching out-of-class experiences such as study abroad, research, and internships. Visit the program’s website to learn more about becoming a Paterno Fellow.