Studying Italian gave me a great foundation for developing analytical reading skills and effective modes of communication. When starting my career, these were important skills that I wanted to incorporate into my work life. I now work at a bio-pharmaceutical company in Quality Assurance where I use these abilities when interpreting various regulations and writing procedures.
One of the most inspiring moments relating to the Italian experience at UC Davis was taking part in the Italian Club, C.I.A.O. Whether it was a pizza night, viewing a movie in Italian, or going to see an opera, the club brought people together to build an appreciation for all things Italian.