A degree in modern languages improves a person’s ability to communicate, develops cultural awareness, and expands his or her knowledge. Being fluent in more than one language is an asset to a student’s career search. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to modern languages majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Actor/Actress AnnouncerAnthropologist Archivist CIA/FBI Agent Columnist/Reporter Customer Service Representative Drug Enforcement AgentEditor Film Editor Flight AttendantHistorian Hotel Information ClerkHotel Manager Human Resources SpecialistInterpreter/Translator Journalist Librarian Police Officer Public Relations Specialist Social Worker Speech Pathologist Teacher Technical Writer Travel Agent
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in the Travel Industry (OCC 220.5)Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados and Other Multi-lingual Types (OCC PT 22) Careers in Business (OCC 25)Careers in International Affairs (OCC 118.5)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors (OCC 92)Guide to America’s Federal Jobs (GOV 2)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers (OCC 91)Opportunities in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (EDU 15)
BSU Dept. of Modern Languages & Classics: http://www.bsu.edu/languages/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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