The Asian Studies Lynk: Classroom to Career

Language Skills and Cross-Cultural Awareness

The Asian Studies majors and minors are provided with exciting opportunities and strongly encouraged to study, intern, and conduct research in Asia or about Asia. The combination of on-campus and off-campus learning is helpful for enhancing students’ Asian language skills and deepening their cultural awareness of Asia, better preparing them for graduate study and laying a solid foundation for future career.

Megan Brooks with student holding a sign that says "Be The Change"
Megan Brooks '14: I still carry what I learned in my Middle Eastern Studies major, the people I met, and my experiences abroad into all that I do.
Emma Murphy '15: The Barbara Yen Sun Prize funded my research into the significance of Japanese baseball in Japan's political development.
Poh Choo SIm
Poh Choo Sim '11: The American culture encouraged me to explore outside of my comfort zone, while the Chinese culture was a mystery inside of me.