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Ask Away: 5 Questions with a Gilman Scholar on Bringing Japanese Culture Home

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a Gilman Scholar on Bringing Japanese Culture Home

December 1, 2017

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions with an NYU Shanghai Senior

Ask Away: 5 Questions with an NYU Shanghai Senior

November 21, 2017

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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.

Leading with Global Competence: Working for a Multinational Corporation in the U.S.

Leading with Global Competence: Working for a Multinational Corporation in the U.S.

November 15, 2017

Languages & Careers

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a Fulbright Scholar Upon Return from Greece

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a Fulbright Scholar Upon Return from Greece

November 9, 2017

Ask Away Interviews

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.

With New Language Skills, New Perspectives on the World

November 6, 2017

News & Views

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.”

Ask Away: 5 Questions on a Teen’s Mandarin, French, Korean & English “Polyglot Toolbox”

Ask Away: 5 Questions on a Teen’s Mandarin, French, Korean & English “Polyglot Toolbox”

October 31, 2017

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a U.N. Intern

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a U.N. Intern

October 24, 2017

Ask Away Interviews

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.

Leading with Localization: Translators Bring Video Games to Wider Global Markets

Leading with Localization: Translators Bring Video Games to Wider Global Markets

October 19, 2017

Languages & Careers

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.

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a Future Mandarin Translator

Ask Away: 5 Questions with a Future Mandarin Translator

October 17, 2017

Student Voices, Ask Away Interviews

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!

Leading with Global Engineering: Dual Degree Programs Combine STEM & Languages

Leading with Global Engineering: Dual Degree Programs Combine STEM & Languages

October 12, 2017

Languages & Careers

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!