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Complementary Majors“It was having hands-on experience in both of my majors that taught me how to work and to find work.”
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more than 90% of students work on campus 35 states 13 countries founded 1902
and Peter Pan have dominated the life of Berry grad Jennifer Allman this year.
a double major in Spanish and theater may not seem like a complementary fit,
but this mixed set of skills has opened numerous doors for Jennifer.
to her work with the Berry College Theatre Company, she gained plenty of hands
on experience that has since helped her gain jobs with a variety of theatre
companies from Minnesota to Florida including “The National Theatre for
with Spanish becoming so prevalent in the United States, Jennifer has actually
landed more jobs and voice-overs because of her fluency.
love for Spanish has also given her the opportunity to teach English in Costa
Rica, and she will travel to Nicaragua this summer to earn her “Teaching
English as a Foreign Language” certificate so she can teach abroad.
hopes to continue to balance her two passions of performing and Spanish by
acting and teaching English.
at Berry, Jennifer took advantage of all the opportunities offered to her, and
really learned the importance of putting herself out there.
classes were great and the guidance from my professors was amazing. But it was
having hands-on experience in both of my majors that taught me how to work and
to find work,” Jennifer says. “Berry is such a unique place. A place
where you can grow and learn to push yourself. Which, I believe is essential
for any career. Don’t count out any opportunities wandering your way.”
Written by Student Public Relations Assistant Elizabeth