Masters Student - MS-ALIS (German)
- School of Modern Languages
Lena Seiferling graduated with a degree in Social Sciences with a focus on Communications, Media, and Politics at the Universität Koblenz-Landau, in Landau in der Pfalz, Germany. During her undergraduate studies, she studied abroad twice, at Rhodes College in Memphis and at the University of Tampere in Finland. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree during the height of refugee migration to Europe, Lena felt the call to public service and worked as a refugee and integration manager for her municipality in Germany. Since moving to the U.S., Lena has worked as a Marketing Assistant for the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S. She also holds a position as Assistant Coordinator for National Communications of the Graduate Programs of the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech. There, she implements a public-facing recruitment and communications strategy and national marketing campaigns for the Graduate Programs of the School of Modern Languages.
As graduate student at Georgia Tech, Lena conducts research about political advocacy in international corporate organizations. She is interested in the questions of why and how companies use political advocacy in marketing, and if there are cultural differences in political advocacy between U.S. or German companies.
After graduating from Georgia Tech, Lena plans to pursue a career in Marketing and Communications.