Sarah Jean Vallon, a senior at Washington and Lee received a Fellowship for next year through the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals. She will intern in Germany in the field of Journalism and Mass Communications. The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals program offers two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior German language knowledge required), four months of classroom instruction at a German university or college of applied sciences, and a five-month internship in each participant’s career field.
German and Russian Department
The Department of German and Russian offers a major and a minor in German and a minor in Russian studies. Our German program consists of a vibrant mix of literature, language and culture studies, and our Russian Area Studies program is an exciting interdisciplinary program encompassing several fields of study here at Washington and Lee.
We offer many enriching cultural opportunities while in Lexington and more still when students study abroad in our programs in Bayreuth and Berlin. Our department also provides vital scholarship support for prestigious programs like Fulbright research or teaching assistantship program, as well as the opportunity to compete for career enhancing business internship programs in commerce and laboratory internships the sciences. Recent graduates are enjoying exciting and varied careers in areas such as publications, industry, law, international banking, and teaching.
Nicole Porter '16 accepted a prestigious AMCHAM internship for German majors and minors who also study in the Williams School or in the science. She will be working for Tyco Electronics in Bensheim, Germany.
Christina Lowry, a Washington and Lee University senior from Lexington, Va., was selected as the recipient of the 2013 American Translators Association (ATA) Student Translation Award.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The Russian Studies Program at Washington and Lee University is pleased to present Anya von Bremzen, one of the most accomplished food and culture writers of her generation, to speak on Monday, Feb. 2...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Washington and Lee University and the University of Virginia Scholars' Lab have created a formal partnership that will strengthen the ties of both institutions in the area of digital humanities, t...
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Washington and Lee Professor, Students Study the Rhetoric of Nanotechnology