2015 Advertising/Public Relations
was among the first to graduate from Carnegie Mellon University with a master's degree Global Communication and Applied Translation, three-semester master's program designed for translation, localization, and global communication.
Slesinski, a Pittsburgh native, started her language journey in fifth grade when she chose to study French. Slesinski continued with the language while sacrificing her lunch period during her senior year of high school to take a German class -— a testament to her admiration for language learning.
At Penn State, Slesinski took courses in both languages, studied abroad and finished her undergraduate degree while living in Germany as an au pair. “Working with a 3-year-old is another great way to learn the language,” Slesinski laughs.
After working at Google as a contractor in Bilingual Product Analysis, Slesinski decided to continue her studies, finding the GCAT program at Carnegie Mellon University during an online search. She hopes to use her master's degree to enter the field of localization or project management.
Note Posted: December 22, 2020