Stonehill's Languages, Literatures & Cultures Department emphasizes communication, culture, connection, community and compassion. 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.

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 Opportunities

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.

Sample approved study abroad programs for languages, literatures and cultures majors include:

  • University of Salzburg
  • IES in Vienna
  • Champlain Abroad Montreal
  • Beijing Center
  • Fudan University
  • API in Caen
  • API in Paris
  • Campus International De Cannes
  • CIEE in Paris
  • Grenoble École de Management
  • Institut Catholique de Toulouse
  • Université Rennes II
  • Université Grenoble Alpes (CUEF)
  • University of Paris, Sorbonne
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • IES in Berlin
  • IES in Freiburg
  • Universität Heidelberg (American Junior Year)
  • University of Berlin
  • Florence University of the Arts
  • John Cabot University
  • Umbra Institute in Perugia
  • CIEE Study Center (Rabat)
  • School for International Training


  • School for International Training
  • Universidad de Belgrano
  • Universidad de Congresso
  • Universidad Torcuato Di Tella


  • CIEE in Rio de Janeiro
  • CIEE in São Paulo
  • Universidade Católica do Salvador


  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso
  • School for International Training
  • Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Viña del Mar
  • Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Costa Rica

  • Universidad Veritas


  • Universidad Central Marta Abreu de Las Villas
  • Universidad de la Habana

Dominican Republic

  • CIEE in Santiago de los Caballeros (service learning option available)
  • CIEE in Santo Domingo


  • IES Galapagos Islands
  • School for International Training


  • School for International Training


  • Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • School for International Training
  • CIEE Study Center (Dakar)
  • School for International Training
  • API in Barcelona
  • API in Madrid 
  • API in Seville
  • Granada Institute of International Studies
  • University of Alicante
  • University of Barcelona
  • Universidad de Deusto
  • University of Granada
  • University of Madrid
  • Universidad de Salamanca

Research Opportunities

Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 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.


  • 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.

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

Contact us with any questions.