Each Career Guide highlights curriculum requirements, as well as skills and abilities that may be developed and applied through each course of study. To complement the academic information, a range of interesting occupational opportunities are listed as a starting point for considering how academic experiences may translate to professional work settings. The Career Guide series represents a collaborative effort between The Career Center and numerous academic units.
Advising in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Russian Concentration Advising
Professor Michael Makin, the undergraduate concentration advisor, should be consulted by prospective concentrators before the end of the sophomore year. Appointments are scheduled online at www.lsa.umich.edu/slavic/undergraduate/advising.
Polish Concentration Advising
Piotr Westwalewicz should be consulted by prospective concentrators before the end of the sophomore year. Appointments are scheduled online at
Academic Minor Advising
Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the department's designated advisor:
- Eastern Europe: Michael Makin
- Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian: Tatjana Aleksić
- Czech: Jindrich Toman
- Polish: Dr. Piotr Westwalewicz
- Russian: Michael Makin
- Ukrainian: Svitlana Rogovyk
Appointments are scheduled online at
The mission of the Language Resource Center is to serve, support and promote the study and instruction of foreign languages, cultures, and literatures at all levels within the University of Michigan community. To fulfill this mission, the Language Resource Center provides leadership and excellence in the application, creation, and dissemination of innovations with respect to information, technology, media, and materials for all University individuals who utilize foreign languages in their studies, teaching, or research.
The Language Resource Center, in North Quad, provides students with a variety of materials and facilities designed to help them improve their command of foreign languages. Among the LRC's services for students are foreign language word-processing and other productivity software, computer-based applications for practicing grammar, vocabulary, comprehension and other skills, satellite-based television in many languages, foreign-language reference materials, publications, audio tapes, videos, and DVDs. There is also study space available so that students can work collaboratively on course projects or meet with instructors in the evenings. Courses offered by the department require regular use of Language Resource Center facilities. For more information, the Language Resource Center maintains a website, www.umich.edu/~langres
Students of Russian are invited to attend Russian Tea, sponsored and organized by the Residential College. For more information, contact Alina Makin, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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