Adaptable Communicators with a Global Perspective

Core Capability: Adaptable Communicators with a Global Perspective

Develop communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with others while expanding your cross-cultural understanding of the world by exploring beyond our campus. You will understand that exciting ideas and valid viewpoints are articulated in a multiplicity of languages across a variety of cultures. You will explore the interdependent world that we live in and how your actions can make a difference. Identify grassroots efforts locally or further afield to tackle complicated issues at a global level. Show that you have engaged directly with the histories, perspectives and contemporary realities of the places you visit, whether in Paris or halfway around the world.

  • Exhibit your multilingual capabilities
  • Demonstrate your cross-cultural awareness
  • Curate a culturally sensitive, curious outlook
  • Work effectively in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Expand your global worldview


Capability Requirements

Participate in two of these activities, representing at least 30 hours combined

Activities Validating Office
Cultural Program Study Trip Cultural Program
Internship in Non-Native Language Center for Academic, Internship and Career Advising
Les Jeunes ont la Parole Academic Affairs
Volunteer Work in Non-Native Language Student Leadership Office
Other: Personal Project (pre-approved) GPS Committee

Find out more about the other capabilities

Independent, Creative Thinkers

Think critically about your place in the world and your role in the future

Engaged, Lifelong Learners

Meet the challenges of intellectual, personal, and professional growth beyond the university

Responsible, Empowered Leaders

Apply your knowledge and skills to the global challenges of the 21st Century