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I have had the pleasure of working with emerging humanities professionals, interdisciplinary scientists, Ph.D. students in language and culture, and first-generation Americans, who have gone on to make an impact in diplomacy, the media, nonprofit, tech, and higher education.
Public Speaking & Writing
Job Application Strategy
For Language Departments
Over 681 language departments have closed in the United States within the last ten years. In this environment, Georgia Tech's School of Modern Languages has grown in faculty, staff, enrollments, and degrees offered.
I have been fortunate to work with numerous faculty on marketing, strategy, and curriculum to increase student opportunities, raise visibility, and integrate career preparedness into the liberal arts experience.
A Humanities-Based Approach to Career Success
Who are you?
Who do you want to be?
What's already happening out in the world?
How will you contribute to the conversation?
Telling future employers how you can help them succeed.
Humanists at Large
a few of the amazing people I've worked with
Assistant Professor of Russian Studies
"Jenny was my colleague in grad school.
When I was applying for academic jobs (in 2018), I struggled with how to put together my teaching philosophy, research statement, and other application materials. Jenny patiently guided me through them.
She explained to me what was at stake in these documents and how each document would be evaluated by the selection committee. Now, when I need to advise students, I can also share the wisdom that Jenny imparted to me.
Associate Project Manager
Economic Development Lab
Enterprise Innovation Institute
Shortly after this story was published, Song transitioned into her current role, a full-time position with Innovation Ecosystems, teaching technology adoption to Chinese corporate leaders.