Undergraduate Resume & Cover Letter drop-in hours will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. this week Monday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 7th, and Friday, December 9th at the Science Library, G50!

Languages & Cultures

Welcome to the Languages & Cultures Community. The rich diversity of all the different languages and cultures around us makes the world so colorful and beautiful!

Take a look at the different tabs at the top of the page, or scroll down below. If you'd like to speak with a Career Advisor on your potential next steps, make an appointment with our Office of Career & Professional Development anytime!

Students in the following majors may be interested in the Languages & Cultures Community:

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Chinese Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Japanese Studies
  • Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Spanish
  • Theatre
  • And more!

40 Job Ideas in International Affairs

Take a look at this article in the What Diplomats Do blog and their suggestions on the 40 jobs in International Relations/Affairs:

https://www.whatdiplomatsdo.com/post/studying-international-relations-these-40-jobs-are-the-future

 

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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The Importance of Cultural Fluency

To be culturally fluent has always been an important concept, which is to be able to communicate with those from a background that is different than your own.

This article from NBC News emphasizes the importance of cultural fluency, and …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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What can you do with International Affairs?

The Association of Professional School of International Affairs (APSIA) has a wonderful International Career Guide that may provide you with ideas for your future career path. Check this article out with the link below!

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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5 degrees you will thrive in if you love languages

Choosing your study focus in college will take time and it may well change. For those who speak multiple languages, learn languages easily and enjoy travel, there are many study options available. Once you have a strong basis in a …

By Taylor Haskings - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Internship Spotlights

UAlbany students have fantastic internship opportunities! Read on to get inspired:

 

Internship Spotlight – New York State Mesonet

 

Contact & Location

Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Office Hours Undergraduate Drop-ins
M 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
T 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
W 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
TH 8:30 - 5:00  
F 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00