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Careers in Foreign Language

Industry and Commerce

  • Overseas sales representative
  • Overseas manager
  • Overseas researcher
  • U.S.-based import/export officer or investment specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Translator
  • Technical writer/translator

Academic and Professional

  • International lawyer
  • Medical researcher
  • Health care professional
  • Academic researcher
  • Librarian
  • International researcher
  • UNESCO project worker
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Foreign language/Bilingual teacher

Service

  • Employee of overseas non-governmental organization
  • United Nations agency and project employee
  • UN translator/interpreter
  • Overseas medical or agricultural worker
  • Peace Corps volunteer
  • Missionary
  • Social worker

U.S. Government

  • Immigration/Customs official
  • Staff /Faculty at overseas U.S. school
  • Foreign Embassy staff
  • Overseas broadcast staff
  • State Department staff/ Armed forces staff
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Intelligence Agent

Arts, Media, Entertainment

  • Journalist
  • Foreign/overseas correspondent
  • Film producer
  • Art dealer
  • Overseas manager
  • Translator/interpreter

Travel and Tourism

  • U.S. based travel agent
  • U.S. hotel staff
  • U.S. tour guide for foreign visitors
  • Writer of tourist literature
  • International airline employee
  • International hotel staff
  • International tour guide