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Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Student Learning Italian & French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Student Learning Italian & French

December 13, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

For high school student Merrill, language and cultural skills will bring her closer to a future career in International Relations. Learn her tips for switching between languages and also about a German exchange student who became just like family! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Senior Learning French

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a High School Senior Learning French

December 6, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

Abigail, a future historian, plans to continue her study of French in college with a goal to “speak like a local” when she visits France one day!

Connecting Across Cultures: A Future Educator Speaks to the Value of Language Learning

Connecting Across Cultures: A Future Educator Speaks to the Value of Language Learning

December 4, 2018

Student Voices, Future Educator Stories

A heritage speaker of Korean, Casey is earning her Master’s degree to teach Arabic. Learn why she believes language learning is vital and her tips for starters—then check back for her continuing story!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a German and IT Grad Starting Her Career

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a German and IT Grad Starting Her Career

November 29, 2018

Languages & Careers, Ask Away Interviews

Ena speaks German and Croatian. Combined with her degree in Management Information Systems and experience abroad, these skills help her in her current work for a Eisele Connectors, a German company. 

Masato: Audit Manager, Leading with Japanese

Masato: Audit Manager, Leading with Japanese

November 14, 2018

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

As a bilingual CPA, Masato uses his language skills to communicate effectively with both clients in the United States and their parent companies in Japan. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholar in South Korea

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholar in South Korea

October 25, 2018

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

A longtime fan of K-pop and K-drama, Barnard College and Colombia University psychology student Nabila is now studying abroad with the help of some scholarships: Learn more about her story and follow her adventures on Instagram.

Renee: Legal Aid Attorney, Leading with Spanish

Renee: Legal Aid Attorney, Leading with Spanish

October 24, 2018

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

With an undergraduate major in political theory, gender studies, and Spanish followed by a law degree, Renee now leads a rewarding career assisting clients in immigration cases.

Demetria: Public Diplomacy Specialist, Leading with Arabic

Demetria: Public Diplomacy Specialist, Leading with Arabic

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

Demetria relies on her Arabic skills and previous cultural immersion experiences to manage a public diplomacy program operating in Syria as a U.S. Department of State employee. 

David: Wine Company Owner & Producer, Leading with Italian

David: Wine Company Owner & Producer, Leading with Italian

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

For David, a producer and importer of premium Italian Prosecco, being able to communicate in Italian is an absolute necessity and a skill he uses daily.

Andrea: Global Assignment Consultant, Leading with Spanish, Portuguese & French

Andrea: Global Assignment Consultant, Leading with Spanish, Portuguese & French

Languages & Careers, Professional Profiles

Andrea’s language skills are fundamental to her work helping multinational corporations relocate their employees. With three languages at the ready, that’s a lot of the globe she’s covering!