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Coming Back Giving Back NSLIY Promotional Pic
Looking for ways to use your language skills to give back? Want to hear about the projects and careers NSLI-Y alumni have done to make a difference in the world? NSLI-Y Interactive is proud to partner with NSLI-Y Alumni Representatives for Virtual Engagement to host “Coming Back, Giving Back: Using Your NSLI-Y Experience for Good” on Wednesday, April 6th at 7:30 PM (EST)! In this hour long webinar, we will be featuring presentations from alumni who have gone on to make a social impact in their communities through service projectsRead More
Community Service Russia
NSLI-Y Alumni have gone on to do incredible things in their communities and in the world. From working in interfaith dialogue, to fighting for international women’s rights, there are countless ways alumni have used their language and cross-cultural skills to make the world a better place. In celebration of Global Youth Service Day 2016, NSLI-Y is launching the “Coming Back, Giving Back” campaign to highlight service projects and careers alumni have undertaken to use their NSLI-Y experience for good. NSLI-Y Interactive is calling on alumni to submit stories about how theyRead More
Screen grab of the NSLI-Y promotional video

Posted On March 11, 2016By Nicole WeitznerIn Global

Alumni Talk About the Importance of NSLIY

Check out this video featuring NSLI-Y alumni from a variety of different programs talking about why the NSLI-Y program is important and what they gained from participating!Read More
NSLI-Y Taiwanese students at their Christmas Party

Posted On January 29, 2016By Nicole WeitznerIn Global

NSLI-Y Students Celebrate the Holidays Around the World

We are excited to showcase the different ways NSLI-Y students around the world spent their holiday season. From performing Peking Opera in Beijing to celebrating with their host families in Taiwan, we know this was a holiday season our students won’t soon forget! NSLI-Y China, Beijing Academic Year 2015-2016 The NSLI-Y Chinese participants took center stage at their host institution’s annual Christmas gala on December 24th. The students not only performed multiple group routines, but also volunteered  to host the Gala and perform with Chinese students. The gala was completely inRead More
NSLI-Y Service Word Art

Posted On April 13, 2015By Nicole WeitznerIn Global

#NSLIYService for Global Youth Service Day

From April 17–19, the world will be celebrating Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) and young people who make a positive impact on the world through service to their communities (and their host communities). As global citizens, NSLI-Y students do much to serve their host communities while they are abroad, whether this involves helping to sort recyclables at their local recycling plant, spending time with children at an after school program, sharing their many talents with local youth or singing New Year’s songs to senior citizens. NSLI-Y students and alumni have tons of awesome photos, videos, andRead More
NSLI-Y Alumni at the Pathways to the Future 2014 Conference

Posted On October 21, 2014By Nicole WeitznerIn Global

Involvement and Opportunities After NSLI-Y

Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) hosted over 80 NSLI-Y alumni gathered at its McLean, Virginia offices for Pathways to the Future 2014, a career development and networking event focused on developing crucial skills for public and private sector careers that utilize critical language proficiency and cultural understanding. Pathways to the Future 2014 was sponsored by BAH, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and American Councils. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan delivered the key note speech and was later joined on a panel byRead More

Posted On October 15, 2014By Nicole WeitznerIn Global

NSLI-Y Alumni Perspectives

Learn about the NSLI-Y program and what NSLI-Y alumni have to say about their life-changing experience.Read More