Careers Jobs Internships Study Abroad General Teaching


Studying languages opens up many opportunities not available to other students. This page is designed to make it easier for you to access the many opportunities and research for yourself the options right for you. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it will give you a good start. If you find sites that would be of interest to other students of languages, please let the department know.


  • Airline Industry
  • Architecture
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Museums
  • Social work
  • Translation
  • Advertising
  • Auto industry
  • International relations
  • Library science
  • Publishing
  • Foreign missionary work
  • Travel and tourism
  • Health care
  • Banking Film industry
  • Entertainment
  • Secretarial work
  • Export / import
  • Education

Government Offices employing persons with Foreign Language skills

  • Civil Service
  • Foreign Service
  • U. S. Information Agency
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Department of Defense
  • FBI
  • Department of State
  • CIA
  • National Security Agency
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Peace Corps
  • United Nations



Study Abroad

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)


Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados and Other Multilinguial Types P 60.2.U6.S4
Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors HF 5382.7 .D44
Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers P 60 .R5


ISS Directory of Overseas Schools Ref. L 900 .I83
Overseas Employment Opportunities for Educators Ref. LC 5081 . O937
Teaching English Abroad Ref. PE 1128 .A 2 G 695