Languages & Careers
March 8, 2018
Chief Donna Gordon, who works as a Cryptologic Technician-Interpretive (CTI) for the U.S. Navy, explains the range of a CTI’s role and the importance of professionals with language skills to national security.
February 6, 2018
Chef Tommi Miers’ Spanish skills and sense of adventure led her traveling in Central America—experiencing the culture and learning about the cuisine firsthand—before she opened a series of restaurants back home.
December 22, 2017
Language & cultural skills greatly affect business communications, and U.S. business schools, like Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, are educating current and future business leaders to succeed.
December 7, 2017
The hospitality industry runs on comfort—including empathy, cultural awareness, and the ability to communicate in a customer’s language. Learn how Marriott is building stronger, multilingual staff teams to meet this need.
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!
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 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!
October 5, 2017
Theater can capture an audience’s emotions no matter the language, but bilingual companies like The Global Theatre Project are changing expectations from coast to coast—creating multilingual shows reflective of our increasingly diverse communities.
September 26, 2017
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.
September 18, 2017
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.