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  • Luce World Pathways at LaGuardia Community College

    LaGuardia Community College’s Heritage Language Scholar Program capitalizes on today’s demand for workers who embrace our diverse, interconnected, globalized world: creative thinkers who are culturally aware self-starters and can work as part of a team.


    Become a Luce Heritage Language Scholar. Now accepting applications for 2014-2015.

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    Heritage Language Scholar Program 2014-15
    With the support of The Henry Luce Foundation, our World Pathways project taps the potential of a select group of nine exceptional students who are heritage language speakers—students who have learned Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish or Arabic at home—to expand their heritage language skills and cultural understanding to become “world citizens.”

    Through language sessions, leadership workshops and cultural outings, dedicated faculty mentors and guest speakers guide the Heritage Language scholars in a 15-month program designed to enhance heritage language proficiency and cultural knowledge, which  culminates in an internship at an international-facing corporation or organization based on each individual student’s professional interest, background and qualifications.

    Become an Internship Partner
    Organizations whose operations rely on bilingual workers with multicultural expertise are ideal partners to provide internship opportunities for our Heritage Language scholars as they develop the needed skills to compete and win in the international business world. Our multilingual students, with their determination and diligence, have much to offer potential employers, whether in the corporate world, government service or nonprofit sector.

    Join us as we seek to expand students’ horizons and create world citizens for the 21st century global workforce.
     

    Get Involved

    To share your expertise as a guest speaker, contact:
    Hana Masters
    Program Director
    LaGuardia Community College
    718-482-5640
    hmasters@lagcc.cuny.edu
     

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