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Job and Career Opportunities

Language skills are in demand in a wide variety of career paths. Here are some of the possibilities.



Some potential careers for foreign language majors:  Vistawide

Jobs Abroad

Short term work -  transitions abroad-short term
Volunteer work abroad - transitions abroad-volunteer
The Riley Guide
Jobs Abroad

Jobs in Portuguese Speaking Countries

Jobs with International Companies

Indeed International Jobs

ESL and Language Teaching
ESL in Europe            
ESL Discussion Forum
ESL in Latin America

Educators Overseas

Jobs in the Federal Government

National Guard - Linguists
Official Job site of the US Federal Government
Federal Government Jobs - Job Monkey

Employment in US Embassies and Consulates -  Department of State Careers


Career Builder (search for 'foreign language' or specific language)
European based job board targets job seekers with English and another language - Multilingual Vacancies
Multilingual Jobs in US- Learn 4 Good
Multilingual jobs in US and abroad - Top Language Jobs
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty  
United Nations and Other Organizations (US citizens only) - US Department of State


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