Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Internships & Opportunities

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures students have performed research and completed internships locally, around the United States and overseas. The program emphasizes communication, culture, connection, community and comparison. That focus can be seen in our international internships and study abroad programs, which require community engagement, whether it be joining a local soccer club or volunteering in a local nursing home.

Research Opportunities

Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience

S.U.R.E. is an opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform significant, publishable, full-time research under the guidance of and in collaboration with an experienced faculty researcher.

Recent Languages, Literatures, and Cultures examples

  • Alina Shklyarenko ’17 worked with John Golden, associate professor of foreign languages, on “Translating Alexander Blok’s ‘Vozmezdie.’” They have submitted for publication their work on previously untranslated sections of this important poem by the Russian symbolist.
  • Michael Travers ’15 worked with Juan Carlos Martin, associate professor of Foreign Languages, on “Virtual Learning: Beyond the Classroom.” 
  • Spanish major Angela Moskawa ’14 workedwith Juan Carlos Martin, associate professor of Foreign Languages, on “Identity Crisis: Portrayals of the Posthuman in Spanish Narrative and Film.” This project strives to study the concept of post-humanity in Spanish narrative and film, focusing primarily on literary pieces and cinematic works written and produced during the past two decades.
  • Laura Dzgoeva ’14 worked with John Golden, associate professor of foreign languages, on “Translating Alexander Blok.” Blok was a major Russian Symbolist poet; they translated several of his poems into English and have submitted some of their work for publication.

Internship Opportunities

Places where Stonehill students have recently interned include:

  • Action for Boston Community Development
  • Brockton Public Schools
  • English Transcultural Center
  • Equal Exchange
  • ESPN
  • Hasbro Children’s Hospital
  • Steward Health Care

Study Abroad

Stonehill is ranked among the best in the nation for sending students on semester-long study abroad programs. Our programs focus on developing global citizens and helping students meet both academic and personal goals. A student’s international experience is attractive to potential employers who seek applicants with global perspective and an understanding other cultures.

Places where Stonehill's languages, literatures, and cultures majors have studied abroad:


  • Heidelberg American Junior Year
  • University of Berlin


  • Grenoble Ecole de Management
  • University of Paris, Sorbonne


  • School for International Training


  • Florence University of the Arts
  • Umbra Institute in Perugia


  • University of Barcelona
  • University of Granada
  • University of Madrid

Latin America

  • Universidad de Belgrano (Argentina)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (Chile)
  • Universidad Veritas (Costa Rica)
“The Foreign Languages program has provided me with a wealth of opportunities. Classes were challenging and thought-provoking, and studying abroad in Florence was the best experience of my life.”
 Adriana Solimine ’14

Career Development Resources for Students

The Career Development Center offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment, pursuing advanced studies or participating in postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures-specific career resources

  • Extensive on-campus recruiting program for internships and entry-level jobs
  • Annual career fairs
  • Externships and internships in New York; Washington, D.C.; and Los Angeles (week-long and semester-long programs)
  • Foreign Languages career panel

Active mentors

  • AAA Allied Group
    Public Affairs Coordinator
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
    Program Coordinator
  • Digitas
    Associate Media Planner
  • Harvard University
    Manager of Summer Grants and International Programs
  • Keurig
    Sales Planning Coordinator
  • Loyola University
    Associate Director of Admissions
  • Nasuni Corp.
    Sales Engineer
  • Partners HealthCare
    Financial Analyst
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
    HR Coordinator

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