“It was really simple to add French as a second major. As a Finance major, having another major to differentiate my resume really gave me a leg up when I was interviewing for jobs . . . I can see the real value in earning a French degree from Valpo.”


Max, French & Business Administration
Enterprise Account Director for Level3 Communications, San Francisco, CA

  • Watch an interview with Max!   Max talks in detail about the value of his French studies.
  • Max combined his French major with Business Administration.
  • Max studied abroad in Paris.
  • Max was in the first group of students to live in Valpo’s French House.


Max came to Valpo to study business, but he soon discovered a passion for French.  As a double major in Finance and French, Max has found many ways to incorporate his intensive study of French within the business world.  He studied abroad in Paris where he did an internship with Fitness First, one of the largest global fitness companies. Max was also one of the founding members of the French House.  Max gained valuable experience as a Global Account Manager for a French company, Orange Business Services, out of Chicago, Illinois, where he used his language skills while working with global teams and French counterparts/customers.

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