BUS187 San Jose State Immigrant Interview Assignment

Interview someone who has immigrated to the U.S. from another country and works in an organization in the U.S. You can interview a person in your family, a friend, a co-worker, etc. (max of 10 points)

o Learn about the challenges that he/she faces: new language, customs, fitting in to the educational system, discrimination, etc.

o Learn about his/her process of acculturation: what he/she has maintained from the country of origin and what has been adopted from this culture.

o Ask the interviewee in what ways he/she could have been better supported for this transition by the organization they work for.

o Finally, based on the ideas that your interviewee suggested for better support of immigrants, what are your recommendations for achievable strategies to support the acculturation of immigrants?

o Provide a brief profile of this person (and a LinkedIn link if available)

Format for Reports

o Summarizing the information of the event you have attended o Explaining why it is important and how it relates to you career

o Discussing fully how this relates to what you are learning in this course

o 12 point font, double spaced and max 2 pages