Passion goes a long way. Looking back at my job search journey, I always had a better interview experience when I genuinely admired and wanted to work for the company. It’s hard for me to fake that passion. You do not have to “fall in love” with every company but there are ways to spark genuine interest.
Middlebury Institute Translation and Localization Management Professor Alaina Brandt worked with a team of graduate students to create a code of ethics and professional standards for localization managers.
Like many students who studied abroad, I was really interested in trying to find a way to make a career out of that experience. I looked into what skills that might involve, and I realized that it really is a professionalized field that needs a special skill set. The Middlebury Institute was a way for me to get that.
What is the social impact of language learning apps? What is the role of technology in the classroom? Middlebury Institute Professor Gabriel Guillén publishes research on challenges and benefits of incorporating the digital world into the language class.
The best way to start a career is to set yourself apart from the crowd. MIIS is an important piece in any journey to strive for excellence in your career. Not only will it give you recognition in the field, but it will also give you the skills required to continue to earn recognition through awards, certifications, and successfully tackling your career market after graduation.
The global pandemic has led to greater gender wage disparity, but Middlebury Institute alumna Zara Nanu MPA ’06, founder and CEO of GapSquare, says with the right response the long-term impact could be positive.