Languages, Literatures and Cultures Spotlight

French and International Affairs Majors | Assistant Manager & Head of Marketing and Social Media
Since I graduated in spring 2020, I have been working at Putnam & Vine Wine & Spirits in Greenwich, CT. Over the past year I have worked my way up to assistant manager and am responsible for the store’s marketing and social media (@putnamandvine on Instagram).
Spanish and International Affairs Majors | U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Energy Resources
Faith Corneille is the global power sector program manager and team lead at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Energy Resources. She is the 2021 winner of the U.S. C3E Government Award,  given to eight women who demonstrate outstanding leadership and accomplishments in clean energy. Corneille...
Spanish and Social Work Majors | Rainforest Guide
Since June 2021, I have been a full time rainforest tour guide in El Yunque National Park, Puerto Rico! After graduation, I went on a solo trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and I absolutely fell in love with the culture.
Spanish and Educational Studies Majors
James Silveria felt at home the first time he stepped onto the UNH campus. Thanks to a friend, a resident assistant at Stoke Hall, who showed him around campus, Silveria was introduced to “some of the nicest people I’ve ever met while showing me everything UNH had to offer.” He knew immediately he...
German and Genetics: Genomics Majors | Graduate Student, Universität Würzburg
What are you currently doing for work or further education? I am currently enrolled as a master’s student at the Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg and am in the last 6 months of my studies; I plan to stay here for my Ph.D. as well.  I had always wanted to move to Germany after my...
Spanish and International Affairs Majors
Hometown: Milford, N.H. What made you choose UNH? I visited UNH for Prospective Students Day and I loved the campus. The presenters highlighted some really interesting classes I could take through the Discovery program that stood out to me even though they were completely unrelated to what I wanted...
English Teaching and Spanish Majors, Teaching Masters | Fulbright Teacher
What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? After graduating UNH with majors in English Teaching and Spanish, I stayed at UNH to finish my Master’s in Teaching. During this year I applied for a Fulbright fellowship to teach English in Spain which is what I will be doing...
Music Performance and French Majors
Why did you choose UNH? My original story of why I chose UNH wasn't all that exciting — it came down to money for me. What is worth recounting though, is why I stayed at UNH, didn't transfer and how it became my home. I was surprised to find communities and support in every nook and cranny of...
German and International Affairs Majors | Admissions Counselor, Higher Ed
What you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I work as a military undergraduate admission counselor for Southern New Hampshire University's online programs. We are now officially one of the top ten military friendly schools in the country! I work with active duty service...
German and International Affairs Majors | Account Manager, Crosby Hop Farm
What are you currently doing for work and how did you get there? I am the Northeast Account Manager for Crosby Hops, and have been since Aug. '18. I graduated UNH early in December of '13. From there I got a one-year master's in international business degree from Hult International Business School...
Classics and Russian Majors | Owner of Linguistics Company
What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in classics and Russian and a minor in linguistics, I went on to earn my M.A. in translation from the University of Exeter in south England. From there, I worked as a...
German Major | Admissions Counselor Higher Ed
What are you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I am a military admission counselor at Southern New Hampshire University. I have always loved education, and applied for the admission counselor position to help others further their own. I help students every day to pick...