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Foreign Language Career Facts

The Educational Resources Information Center in Washington, D.C. reports that a second language is now becoming a vital part of the basic preparation or an increasing number of careers. Many report that their foreign language skills also enhance their mobility and improve their chances for promotion.

Besides heightening your understanding of your native tongue, study of a second language can directly enhance your chances of finding success on the following career paths:

Business, Industry & Commerce
Import-Export
Advertising
Banking & Finance
Engineering
Research
Translation

Government & International
Intelligence & Law Enforcement
Foreign Service
Translation
Aid Agencies
Overseas Dependents' Schools
Radio
U.S. Armed Forces

Teaching
Elementary & Secondary Schools
Colleges & Universities
Commercial & Government-Operated Schools
Overseas Dependents' Schools
Peace Corps Locations

Interpreting & Translation
Free-Lance
Escort
Courtroom
Conference
Simultaneous & Consecutive

Media
Journalism
Radio & Television
Film
Publishing

Travel & Tourism
Transportation
Hotels & Motels
Excursions & Tours

Services
Health Professions
Social Work
Library Science
Service Organizations
Law & Law Enforcement
Volunteer Agencies

For more detailed descriptions and additional listings of career opportunities visit http://www.sunycdo.org.

Curriculum               Staff

Digital Media, Audio and Cinema at Lansing Community College

Communication, Media and the Arts Department
Gannon Bldg, Room 131
Phone: (517) 483-1546
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