What Can I Do With a Career in Foreign Language?

Remember that most careers do not require that you have a specific major but that you meet a minimum amount of education.

So the question is not so much what can you do with a certain major but what you want to do and how you want to get there. The following list is a beginning point to help you explore a few related career choices based on an academic interest you might have.

Potential Careers
Actor, Advertising, Ambassador, Art Dealer, Bilingual Manager, Diplomat, Broadcast Journalist, Editor, ESL Instructor, FBI Agent, Foreign Exchange Trader, Foreign Service Officer, Film Director, Linguist, Importer/Exporter, Intelligence Agent, International Business Consultant, International Finance Manager, International Marketing Manager, Interpreter, Journalist, Law Enforcement Worker, Missionary, Musician/Singer, Museum Director, Peace Corps Worker, Professor, Sales Representative, Teacher, K-12, Tourism Guide, Translator, Travel Agent, Writer

Potential Employers
Federal & State Government Agencies, Schools, K-12, Colleges & Universities, Translation Companies, Judicial Systems, Museums/Art Galleries, Tour Companies, Newspapers/Magazines, Television/Radio Stations, Airline Companies, Hotels/Resorts, Financial Services Companies, International Businesses, Religious Organizations, Humanitarian Organizations, Law Enforcement Agencies, Social Services Agencies, Hospitals, Travel Agencies, Freelancer, Publishing Firms

American Translators Association
Association for Applied Linguistics
CIA careers
European Business Directory
Federal Government Job Listings
Human Service Work
International Job Listings
International Job Listings – More
International Job Listings – More
Modern Language Association
State Foreign Language Association

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