News & Views
December 1, 2017
Megan aspires to work at a university as a historian in the future, but when she returned from a recent study abroad trip to Osaka, she shared her findings with local preschoolers: Learn what first inspired her adventures here!
November 21, 2017
Studying abroad for any length of time can be eye-opening and improve both language skills and cultural understanding: Future IBM consultant and student of Mandarin, Maddie, completed her undergraduate degree overseas! Hear her story and advice.
November 15, 2017
Multinational corporations build influence around the world using their company culture, including their official business languages. A regional office could be the perfect place to boost your career and use your language skills!
November 9, 2017
We’re speaking with Steven, a writer and MFA graduate whose love of Greek mythology led him to a new language & culture, a new country, new adventures, and a forthcoming book! Learn about his favorite moments here.
November 6, 2017
Hear from Lauren Collins, a correspondent for The New Yorker, on why her perspective on language learning shifted and how she now views it as a “quiet revolutionary act.”
October 31, 2017
We’re catching up with Jacquelyn, a high school senior, heritage learner, and student of 4 languages. In addition to sharing her top language learning tips, she talks immersion experiences and future plans. Get ready, law school: She’s on her way!
October 24, 2017
Lehigh University graduate Matthew speaks with us about his Swiss study abroad experience, how French skills help him stand out in a crowd, and his tips for those considering a career in diplomacy or international development.
October 19, 2017
Localization, a way of adapting products for use in a new place, has taken an increasingly important role in the video gaming industry. Learn more about this challenging and rewarding career path intertwined with language and culture.
October 17, 2017
We’re speaking with Evangelista—a University of Delaware student who’s studied abroad in China—about how languages have shaped her travels, interactions, and future career plans. Check out her interview here!
October 12, 2017
Dedicated global engineering programs that formally combine STEM, languages & cultural perspectives—such as this one at the University of Rhode Island—are preparing & inspiring a generation of bilingual engineers. These students explain the benefits!