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Max: Breaking News Editor Leading with Japanese

Max: Breaking News Editor Leading with Japanese

November 14, 2019

In our interconnected world where news travels quicker than ever, Max uses his Japanese skills to report on and post primary source information quickly and with accuracy. Learn how languages helped connect him to his current company. 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an Illinois Spanish Educator

Ask Away: 5 Questions for an Illinois Spanish Educator

October 31, 2019

Leah Groat extends her high school Spanish classroom into the community—taking students abroad, to museums, and even to their local grocery store for authentic experiences. 

Mark: Civil Rights Advocate, Leading with French, Chinese, Spanish & Filipino

Mark: Civil Rights Advocate, Leading with French, Chinese, Spanish & Filipino

September 12, 2019

A broad array of language skills help Mark and his colleagues disseminate vital information to those they assist working in the Immigration Advocacy sector.  

Looking Ahead: A Future Language Educator Explores Her Next Steps

Looking Ahead: A Future Language Educator Explores Her Next Steps

May 30, 2019

Future teacher of Arabic, Casey, has been sharing her journey with us across several posts.  With her master’s degree in hand, she’s now off to a new adventure: becoming a resident teacher at an independent school! 

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Cryptologic Linguist Learning Indonesian

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Cryptologic Linguist Learning Indonesian

April 4, 2019

Jamison has studied Spanish and French, and he’s now learning Indonesian for his work as a U.S. Marine. Learn what motivates him to keep going!

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Corps Cryptologic Linguist Learning Pashto

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a Marine Corps Cryptologic Linguist Learning Pashto

February 7, 2019

Logan took four years of high school Spanish before joining the Marines in his new language-learning role. Learn how language skills are shaping his future plans… and even once saved a life!

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

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

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. 

Renee: Legal Aid Attorney, Leading with Spanish

Renee: Legal Aid Attorney, Leading with Spanish

October 24, 2018

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

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.