In this section you will find resources for learners at all levels, from study tips to internship, scholarship and job opportunities.
Study Tips for Languages
Brandeis students advice for beginners (3:48 video)
Brandeis students on language learning (3:45 video)
If you need help with the work you are doing in your language classes, the Office of Academic Services offers a free peer-tutoring program, Brandeis Undergraduate Group Study, open to all undergraduates.
Scholarships for Language Study
Boren Awards for students of critical languages
Critical Language Scholarships (federally funded summer in-country study)
Fulbright Program (for recent graduates, current MA and PhD students, artists and scholars)
In addition, make sure to visit your language program's website regularly for more opportunities.
Student Clubs and Initiatives
If you want to immerse yourself in different cultures, explore Brandeis student clubs and campus organizations that promote diverse languages and cultures, pluralism and interculturalism.
Brandeis encourages all students interested in a language study to seek opportunities for study abroad or intensive summer programs in the country. You can explore information and resources on the Office of Study Abroad page:
Language Advocacy Organizations and Initiatives
Language rights are human rights! If you would like to be involved in advocacy efforts to advance language education and to promote bilingualism, or to volunteer as a translator or teacher, make sure to click on the links below and explore.
- Joint National Committee for Languages (get involved in raising public awareness of the positive benefits of multilingualism)
Lead With Languages (learn how knowing a second language gives you a boost up the ladder to success)
- Translation Volunteer Opportunities (eight ways to serve the world as a volunteer translator)