Languages, Literatures and Cultures Spotlight

Spanish and International Affairs Dual Major | Freelance Translator
Please tell us about yourself and where you are today. Hi there! My name is Patrick, and I'm from Hampton, New Hampshire. I am passionate about languages, travel, and making sure I never miss an opportunity to learn something new. While I hail from New Hampshire, I am fortunate to spend part of the...
Political Science Major | Analyst at JP Morgan
Please tell us a about yourself and where you are now today. I'm a 2015 graduate of UNH's COLA school. I've been living in NYC for the past 2.5 years post-graduation and working in the financial services industry. Did you have another major and/or minor at UNH? What impact did studying a language...
Russian language and International Affairs Majors | Field Manager for Forward Montana
Please tell us a about yourself and where you are now today. I graduated from UNH in May 2016. After graduating, I moved out to Denver, Colorado to work for an environmental nonprofit. From there I was transferred to Des Moines, Iowa to continue my work. This Spring I moved out to beautiful Bozeman...
Communication & International Affairs | Communication Intern at CIEE
About Abby and Where She is Today My name is Abby Lehner. I am a recent graduate of UNH, having earned a Bachelors in Communication & International Affairs with a minor in German. While apart of UNH, I was an active member at WUNH, claiming the title 'DJ Hotwheelz'. I was lucky to work the LLC...
History and French major | Digital Director at NECN
Read more about how Marc Fortier is using his History major.
Political Science and Justice Studies Majors | Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision
Please tell us a about yourself (can be brief) and where you are now today.   I graduated from UNH in May 2013, and am now working in my dream job as the Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision, a nonprofit...
German and International Affairs Major | Marketing Coordinator
As a former ReVision Energy company event gate-crasher who was always made to feel welcome, Lyndsay jumped at the chance to join the ReVision team after graduating with a B.A. in German and international affairs and being unable to decide between pursuing a lucrative career as a veggie-farming,...
Spanish Major | Teacher in Monachil Spain
In 2008, I graduated from Pinkerton Academy with very little interest in continuing on to college. I wanted to be a hairstylist. I completed my cosmetology course and was a hairstylist for three years until I decided that I wanted to do something more because, for me, something was missing from my...
Spanish & International Affairs | Lawyer Referral Service Program Coordinator
After graduating from UNH, which included studying in Granada, Spain my junior year, I au paired in Madrid, Spain for two years. I followed up this time abroad with two years in New Haven, CT working as a translator of commercial credit reports at a company which was a subsidiary of Coface. In the...
French and International Affairs Major | Professional Basketball Player
As a kid from Senegal, West Africa, where the daily life is constantly a battle for a lot of people to eat at their satisfaction. I was very fortunate to be part of a family where my father had a decent job. He was able to take of me and my four other siblings. My parents were unfortunately...
International Affairs and French Major | Consultant/Analysist, Pathoras Corporation
Greetings from Washington, DC! After graduating from UNH in 2001, I planned to move to Washington, DC straightaway to being my career. The 11 September terrorist attacks shifted my focus towards global security. The aftermath of the attacks led to my decision to enroll in graduate school. I entered...
International Affairs and French Major | Assistant Director of Intercultural Center
My experiences as an International Affairs/French dual major, and my year abroad in Dijon, France certainly shaped my career path and life decisions after college. As for many people, studying abroad had a profound effect on my life, and I had an immediate desire to learn about and explore other...