the Spouses & Partners blog

April 2, 2020
by Ashley Pedersen I am so grateful for the MIT Spouses & Partners Connect Professional Development Fund, which gave me the opportunity to join...
February 10, 2019
By Cadu Ferreira My stay here as a spouse has been so useful already, because I work with Social Media, I work remotely and have the opportunity to explore a lot of places, finding a best way to learn about the city, language and this culture. Something that I could learn since I started to read...
January 17, 2019
By: Virginia  Hi! My name is Virginia and for the past 17 years I’ve been an expat. My expat life started soon after graduating from University back in my hometown in Venezuela, when I was offered an international position for an Oil Service Company in Scotland, and without much hesitation I packed...
January 11, 2019
by Camila Nascimento, MS&PC member I had just arrived in Cambridge and my English was my main concern.  I was terrified and remained quiet most of the time. I felt very bad and I cried many times. All that I wanted was to go back home. Communication is a big issue to me. I’m a speech therapist...