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Occupational Outlook Handbook

Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook for more information about careers, including salary and job outlook.

What To do With a Degree In...

      Having a language degree is a passport to exploring the world. Below are examples of some options you can do when you have a language degree, and further options can be explored here. Pair your language degree with another major or minor in business, communications, or humanities to make yourself more marketable.

      • Banking and Finance
      • Book Publishing Professional
      • Curator
      • Diplomat/ Attaché/ Foreign Service Officer
      • Editor/ Proofreader
      • English Instructor Abroad
      • Film Director
      • Foreign Exchange Trader
      • K-12 LanguageTeacher
      • College instructor
      • Hotel Manager
      • International Business/Organizations
      • in the art & fashion worlds
      • in Sales & Marketing
      • Law
      • Military Translator/Interpreter
      • Public Relations
      • Sommelier (aka. a cellar master or wine steward)
      • Speech Therapist
      • Translator/ Interpreter
      • Travel/ Hospitality
      • Writer/ Journalist