Host institution: Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Grant category: English Teaching Assistant
Academic year: 2016-2017
Grant start date: October 1, 2016
Grant end date: June 30, 2017
Carol Grzych, of Glenview, Illinois, has been offered a Fulbright as an English Teaching Assistant for nine months in Poland. There, she will be placed at a Polish university teaching specialized English in scientific and business fields. Carol graduated with her BS in Chemical Engineering in May 2016 as a Chancellors Scholar. Carol received a full tuition award to attend Illinois as a Stamps Scholar and was accepted as a member of the campus Hoeft Technology & Management Program, which brings top students from engineering and business fields together for cross-disciplinary learning. During her time on campus, Carol was active as a consultant and manager for Illinois Business Consulting. After honing her intercultural communication skills over the course of her Fulbright year, Carol will begin a full-time position as a Global Management Trainee with AB InBev, where she hopes to begin a career in international management. In her free time, Carol enjoys traveling, practicing yoga, and biking.