The RL&C Lynk: Classroom to Career

Students move beyond the borders of the college campus and reach local and global communities in a variety of ways. By immersing themselves in one of their romance language speaking communities, students increase their linguistic competency, better understand the intricacies of its culture, and get ready for the professional world. The Career Development Center has tips and strategies to highlight your international experience to prospective employers or graduate programs.

Alexis Holliday '16
Alexis Holliday ’16: I connected with the communities I was serving by communicating with lawyers, immigration officials, and youth in their own languages.
R. Aleida Montejo '2003, Co-founder of Thread Collaborative
R. Aleida Montejo ’03: my fluency in Spanish, French and Italian allows me to support my business in sometimes unexpected ways.
Julia Berazneva '04
Julia Berazneva ’04: MHC was a critical stepping-stone from my academic interests to a career bettering the lives of the poor and marginalized.