Department of World Languages and Cultures graduates have gone on to careers or graduate school in international development, translation, linguistics, teaching, foreign service, communication and business.
A few examples:
Kristine Gauna (B.A. French/Minor Spanish '12), is a research administrator at Gallaudet’s Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging. She is NIH-certified to perform studies with fNIRS. Fluent in four languages and a strong advocate for bilingualism, her professional interests focus on how the brain acquires language.
Erikson Young (B.A. Spanish '03), was the first deaf Peace Corps volunteer at a remote Kenyan school.
Recent International Internship Sites
Gallaudet students in many academic fields have interned around the globe:
- Kumba, Cameroon–Ephphatha Institute for the Deaf
- Paris, France–Institute National de Jeunes Sourds
- Guam–Oasis Empowerment Center
- Guatemala–LAVOSI School