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Global/Intercultural Fluency Competency

As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse in terms of cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions, the need for individuals that have global/intercultural fluency also increases. This competency is defined as the ability to "demonstrate openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and respectful interaction with all people along with an appreciation of individuals’ differences." Although your colleagues will have varying opinions, improving in this competency will allow you to navigate these differences in a respectful way, creating an inclusive workplace. Complete a challenge in Global/Intercultural Fluency or articulate a significant past experience to improve your skills in this area.

Challenges:

  • Global Learning Experience - Summer Program or City Break (Contact Liz Allred)
  • SEED (Contact Andy Thunell)
  • International Internships (Contact Shannon Peterson)
  • International Experience (Peace Corps, HELP International, Religious Service)
  • Participate in a Cultural Experience

Once you have completed a challenge, submit your verification documentation.

The goal is to showcase your experience and skills in specific competency areas so select the verification form that is most relevant and helpful for you and the challenge/past experience you are articulating. You can use the following for verification: resume/cover Letter, elevator pitch, STAR interview response, or a reflection/summary.

Career Readiness Competency Information provided by NACE- National Association of Colleges and Employers