What Can I Do with an MHC Major in French?

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

  • Houghton Mifflin
  • West African Research Center
  • Art Association for the Blind
  • Barclays Capital
  • Barrett Associates
  • Bloomingdales (corporate)
  • Amnesty International
  • Lehman Brothers
  • National Museum of Modern Art-Paris
  • Nickelodeon
  • WW Norton & Company
  • NASA Peer Review Services

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Director/Assoc. Director of a Non-Profit
  • Analyst
  • Translator
  • Research Associate
  • Program Coordinator
  • Writer/Editor
  • Counselor
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Account Executive/Coordinator
  • Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Lawyer/Legal Assistant

Online Resources:

  • Proz – The Translators Workplace
  • Work in Francophone Countries
  • Frenchculture.org
  • Idealist
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this online database gives a detailed description of various fields/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 specific 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.