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10 Ways Travel Can Help You Get a Job

NEW YORK ( MainStreet) -- It might be fun sitting on a beach with a good book in your hands and a paper umbrella in your drink, but travel experiences can also boost your resume.

There's a reason most colleges offer study-abroad programs. MainStreet talked with several travel and business experts who told us about the ways travel can help boost your resume:

You gain foreign language skills.

You might have high school and college Spanish, French or German under your belt, but there's nothing that can compare to immersing yourself in the language of another country by using it daily with native speakers. Brian Chui, a publicist with Lucid Public Relations, says knowing a foreign language combined with using it in travel is something that impresses him when he looks at a resume.

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