World Languages Career Options

A background in World Languages can lead to many career opportunities, including:

  • Social Services: Social worker, probation officer, criminology and law enforcement, school counselor, abuse counselor, occupational health care, income maintenance counselor.
  • Business and Finance: Accountant, administration, human resources director, economist, stockbroker, import-export agent, international business.
  • Communications: Reporter, journalist, publisher, editor, interpreter, tour guide, public relations, film producer or director, sports agent.
  • Science and Technology: Engineer, chemist, physicist, anthropologist, archaeologist, geologist, biologist, oceanographer.
  • Education: Library science, elementary, secondary, and college level teaching in the U.S. and abroad. 
  • Government: Translator, interpreter, law enforcement, diplomatic foreign service, customs official, legal advisor.