In collaboration with the 2020 MIT Virtual Fall Career Fair, Global Languages is hosting a career panel with MIT alumni, as part of Career Exploration Week.

Join us for a discussion with panel members on the impact that language skills and cultural competencies have had on their varied career paths. A Q&A session will follow the discussion.

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Tiffany Amariuta
  • MIT alum

Class of 2015. Course 20 (Bio Engineering). Studied French, Russian at MIT. MISTI Switzerland and MISTI Russia. PhD Biomedical Informatics. Currently Harvard School of Public Health postdoctoral researcher.

Michael Short
  • MIT professor and alum

Class of 2005. Nuclear Engineering and Materials Science. MS and PhD MIT 2010. As undergrad, studied Japanese. Also, taking Russian I now. Currently Associate Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT.

Tess Wise
  • MIT alum

Class of 2011. Course 21F (Foreign Languages and Literatures) and 17 (Polisci). Studied French at MIT. PhD Harvard Government Department 2019. Currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Amherst College.

Kaleigh Hunt
  • MIT senior

Class of 2020. Course Course 10 (Chemical Engineering) and 21G (German). Internships: Germany 2018 and 2020.Currently employed by Volkswagen AG (in Germany) as a Battery Cell Test Manager.

Bradley Olsen
  • MIT professor and alum

Class of 2003. S.B. in Course 10 (Chemical Engineering). PhD from University of California, Berkeley. Studied Portuguese at MIT. Currently associate professor in the Chemical Engineering department at MIT.