Global Career Intensive 2018 Pilot Program – Jumpstart your Future with German


The German Program at the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech is excited to announce a unique opportunity for freshmen and sophomores to participate in Global Career Intensive, a summer leadership program for emerging global professionals.

Taking place August 8-10, 2018, Global Career Intensive: Jumpstart your Future with German will showcase the exciting career opportunities that language study opens up for Georgia Tech students in a variety of fields. Participants will explore their career interests and learn to leverage German to pursue their long-term professional goals. We will learn the tools of career design and career prototyping; meet with professionals in the Atlanta area and discuss key current issues in science, technology, and business – all in German!


  • Wednesday, August 8, 10:00am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 9, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Friday, August 10, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Participants will:

  1. Meet with German-speaking experts in science, technology, and business and learn to use German in scientific and professional contexts.

  2. Gain access to the Atlanta-based German professional network; practice networking and informational interviewing.

  3. Create a starter kit for the job search in German, including preliminary job materials.

  4. Apply Design Thinking to career development to prototype your future career and learn how language study can help you achieve these goals.

  5. Build critical skills in intercultural competence and communication that apply to a variety of careers as well as to the job search process.

  6. Learn about the resources offered by Georgia Tech to pursue a global career, such as study abroad, internships and exchanges, career advising, major and minor programs.

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