Spanish majors to participate in 10-week internship in Xalapa, Mexico

  • Title: Spanish majors to participate in 10-week internship in Xalapa, Mexico
  • Posted by: Pilar Pinar
  • Featured: May 17-26, 2017
  • Byline:Courtesy of Pilar Pinar
  • Description

    Spanish majors Bianca Mendoza and Cassidy Flagg were warmly welcomed by members of the deaf community in Xalapa, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. As part of a requirement for the Spanish major offered on campus, they will be completing a ten-week internship working with the deaf community in Xalapa to support literacy and language rights efforts. As part of their internship, they will also take Mexican Sign Language classes.

    The World Languages and Cultures (WLC) Department established the Xalapa internship in 2015 and has sent WLC interns every summer since. This internship is supported by stipend funds from the Career Center. 

Posted by Pilar Pinar | Posted May 17, 2017 at 11:31 AM

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