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Blogger Abroad: Where Languages & Particle Physics Collide

Blogger Abroad: Where Languages & Particle Physics Collide

September 28, 2017

Student Voices

Summer blogger Gwen’s study abroad program in Spain may have ended, but her adventures have not: Follow her to CERN—the European Organization for Nuclear Research—near Geneva, Switzerland.

Leading with Understanding: Bilingual Insurance Agents Build Strong Working Relationships

Leading with Understanding: Bilingual Insurance Agents Build Strong Working Relationships

September 26, 2017

Careers

When insurance agents are able to bridge language barriers, they connect with their clients and communities on a deeper level and in ways that monolinguals cannot. Hear testimonials from these New York Life agents.

Report Shows Demand for Bilingual Workers in U.S. More than Doubled

September 20, 2017

News & Views

In “Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market,” New American Economy shares figures from their study of online job listings for bilingual workers: See the main findings here!

Leading with Music: Using Chinese to Connect Hearts Half a World Apart

Leading with Music: Using Chinese to Connect Hearts Half a World Apart

September 18, 2017

Careers

Abigail Washburn dreamed of being a lawyer in China… until she picked up a banjo. Now, having combined her passions for language and music, Washburn inspires billions in both the U.S. and China to look past their political differences.

Leading with Science: Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologists Meet Shifting Demographics Head On

Leading with Science: Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologists Meet Shifting Demographics Head On

September 7, 2017

Careers

With demographics shifting across the United States, bilingual speech-language pathology is a growing and exciting career path for those who want to combine passions in science and language. Hear how one doctor found her vocation.

Blogger Abroad: Exploring Culture Through Spanish Music

Blogger Abroad: Exploring Culture Through Spanish Music

September 6, 2017

Student Voices

“Your Story on the Rails” blogger and study abroad student Gwen shares clips from some musical performances she captured live in Spain this summer. Watch her video to learn more!

Blogger Abroad: Conducting a Research Interview in German

Blogger Abroad: Conducting a Research Interview in German

August 31, 2017

Student Voices

Study abroad student and blogger Andy shares why he believes his German skills have made such an important impact on his research into chocolate-making processes this summer, following a final interview with a native speaker.

Leading with German: Engineers Earn Language Experience Working with Multinational Company

Leading with German: Engineers Earn Language Experience Working with Multinational Company

August 30, 2017

Careers

Employees in STEM positions sometimes think that their job won’t be compatible with language learning, but that is really no longer the case. Take Bosch Rexroth’s German connection, for example.

Blogger Abroad: Gwen’s Travel Tips from Spain

Blogger Abroad: Gwen’s Travel Tips from Spain

August 28, 2017

Student Voices

“Your Story on the Rails” blogger Gwen shares her top tips for train travel in and around Spain, where she’s been studying this summer in Zamora. Curious about Spanish timetables, cultural norms, and the most essential vocab? Gwen’s got you covered!

Foreign Flick Friday: Fulbright Fellow’s Documentary Follows Indigenous Youth in Botswana

August 25, 2017

Films & Shows

The culmination of director Daniel Koehler’s Fulbright-National Geographic Fellowship, “A House Without Snakes” tells two intertwined stories of young people finding their own way amid societal change.