Graduates from modern languages and literatures who are fluent in a second (or third, or fourth) language have a huge advantage in careers in international relations, business, and political science. Study abroad opportunities open doors for careers across the globe.
Trinity is proud of the achievements of its alumni and likes to keep up with their work, life, and ongoing educational experiences. If you graduated with a degree in modern languages and literatures, feel free to contact the department and let us know what you've been up to.
Hack graduated with degrees in Chinese and international economics. Hack studied Chinese at Trinity for three years and spent one year at the Dalian University of Foreign Languages and Northeast University of Finance and Economics. He participated in the 2010 Shanghai World Expo as a Chinese-English interpreter.
Troy's degrees in Chinese and computer science were enhanced by a summer study abroad experience in Beijing. Troy, now a software engineer for GlobalSCAPES in San Antonio, says that " my Chinese study has increased my understanding and appreciation of the world and openness to all cultures as a whole. It also allowed me to befriend some of the nicest people I've ever met."
A French and international studies major at Trinity, Victoria teaches English at a secondary school in France. Victoria is also pursuing her master's degree in international relations and affairs in Europe. Victoria notes that "studying abroad for one semester was crucial to my studying French, but staying for the entire year was the most rewarding decision of my Trinity education."