Graduates have gone on to pursue graduate degrees in many fields, including but not limited to:
- Translation, Interpretation
- Strategy Management
- Human Resources
- Community Development
- Social Work
- Health Sciences
- Community Health
- International Development
- Intelligence Analysis
- Market Research
- Strategic Communications, Publishing
- Technology, Media Communications
Rachel Yates ’19
Majors: History & ILC/French
Minor: African and African Diaspora Studies
After graduation, Rachel decided to move to France to teach English through the TAPIF program for the 2019-2020 school year. After her year of TAPIF in the French countryside, she was not ready yet to return back to the US. Therefore, she has been in France ever since taking French classes and working as an au pair in Paris. Next year, she plans to do a master’s program in International Relations at a French university. While there are always fears and challenges when living abroad, she states that she has no regrets in deciding to stay and follow her dreams in France!
Nadine Postolache ’16
Majors: ILC/Spanish & Psychology
Nadine is in the doctoral program in Counseling Psychology at Teachers College of Columbia University. During a year in Spain and teaching English through the Spanish government’s Language and Culture Assistants Program, she was invited to present her SMP topic at an academic conference at the University of Málaga! For her SMP she designed and implemented a bilingual storytelling project for Latino/a/Hispanic kids through the 21st-Century After School Program at Lexington Park Elementary School.
Kate Jakuta ’07
Major: International Languages and Cultures with concentrations in Spanish and Latin American Studies
Kate has more than ten years’ experience in outreach to Latino/a/Hispanic communities in Baltimore. She currently works for a nonprofit organization called the Southeast Community Development Corporation (SCDC) located in Baltimore. She works with families who have been displaced and help them become financially stable again. Southeast Baltimore is home to a large population of immigrant families, especially those from Latin America. She has a master’s degree in Intercultural Communication and recently began work toward a Master of Social Work. With her background from SMCM, she has been able to utilize her knowledge of the language as well as the culture to aid families in need.