REES offers several internship awards for undergraduates to support a non-credit internship in Russian and East European Studies. Students receiving these awards will be required to work 130 hours. Students are encouraged to contact to apply for an appropriate internship placement.

Please note: internship awards cannot be used for TA positions


All applicants must:

• Be full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates at the University of Pittsburgh.
• Be enrolled in the REES Certificate Program.
• Have completed two years of REES-area language study, or be a native speaker of Russian or another East European language.


The application has a rolling deadline. Please include the following materials with your application:

Internship application (also available in the REES office).
• Transcript of all university academic work.
• Resume of previous work experience.
• Essay (see instructions on application form).


Students will receive a letter at their current mailing address notifying them of the outcome of their application. If for any reason a selected candidate does not participate in the internship program for which the award was made, the full amount of the award must be returned to REES immediately.