Career Opportunities

What can YOU do with a foreign languages degree?  The possibilities are countless!  (Click here for brochure.)


Fields of Employment of Recent Graduates:

  • Teaching
  • Education Consulting
  • Law
  • Administration, Domestic and Foreign
  • Foreign Service
  • State Department
  • Peace Corps and AmeriCorps
  • Business (Management, Marketing, Banking)
  • Accounting with International Organizations
  • Library and Information Science
  • Medicine
  • Publishing
  • Social Work
  • Human Resources
  • Performance in the Arts
  • Translation


Books on Careers in Foreign Languages

Degalan, Julie and Stephen Lambert. Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors.
H. Ned Seelye and J. Laurence Day. Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados.
Rivers, Wilga M. Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers.


Career Advisement

SUNY-Geneseo Career Services Office
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