For information about what you can do with an Italian major, our Career Development Center is a great resource.

Online Resources:

  • Careers in Languages
    Browse this university careers page and find different language professions, educational paths, and career areas.
  • Italy-America Chamber of Commerce
    Our nation’s oldest bi-national chamber of commerce.
  • Teach English Abroad
    The Transitions Abroad website offers several articles and guides to teaching ESL abroad, as well as a links page of the best ESL overseas teaching programs.
  • Proz - The Translators Workplace
    Great for anyone interested in picking up spot-jobs in document translation - new postings every day.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this online database gives a detailed description of various fields and occupations including interpreters & translators, social scientists, teachers, and international business consultants.
  • Spotlight on Careers
    An overview of environmental careers. Lists the best environmental job-search websites and non-profit sites.
  • Vault Online Career Library – connect through LyonNet
    Provides career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing. Occupational surveys from real employees in each industry are also available.

Career Resource Library

Helpful Advisors

  • Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
  • Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Member Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund
  • Better World Family
  • Troutman Sanders
  • Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology
  • Kimsey Foundation
  • Ogilvy & Mather, Advertising
  • Center for Community Design and Preservation
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Bull Run Media

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Editorial Assistant/Editor
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Director of a Non-Profit Organization
  • Lawyer
  • Program Coordinator/Director
  • Teacher
  • Publisher
  • International Banker
  • Immigration Worker
  • Translator