So, you’ve taken the plunge and traveled abroad. Now you want to take your skills to the next level and start incorporating a career component into your language immersion experience. Below, you’ll find some next-level strategies to maximize the career value of your time during or after your program abroad:
Volunteer to Teach Locals
No, we’re not talking about teaching English! Demonstrate real initiative by teaching local children or families a skill that you’ve mastered. This could be anything from football to public speaking to basic design principles.
Challenge yourself in your new language by taking on a leadership role. This will build your language skills further, and prove to employers that you’re confident and adaptable,...