Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:
- U.S. Congressional Offices
- Heifer International
- Celerity Consulting
- U.S. Department of Defense
- Unite for Sight
- Gifford, Thompson & Bright Law Firm (and other law firms)
- U.S. Senate Offices
- Various Court Systems
- NARAL Pro-Choice America
- American Friends Service Committee
- Various Public and Private Schools
- Non-profit organizations teaching English abroad
Great positions for students with this major:
- Legislative Staff
- Bilingual Case Manager
- Educational Consultant
- Court Interpreter
- Social Worker
- Research Associate
- Project Manager
- Modern Language Association
Check out the MLA’s Graduate Education and the Job Search section for career guidance.
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
The ACTFL has an excellent Career Center page with job postings, guidance, and workshops.
Find internships and jobs at non-profits organizations in other countries or in the United States.
- 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.
- 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
Explore the Sciences page - find career profiles, internship opportunities, and educational resources.
- Vault Online Career Library – connect through LyonNet
Provides career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing.
Career Resource Library:
- View and access 400 print resources through the CDC's online career library.
- To browse the online resources related to your career interests in greater detail, stop by the Career Development Center anytime from 9 am – 5 pm.
- 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.