As a Chinese major, your knowledge of a foreign language will make you a more attractive candidate to potential employers. Majoring in a foreign language is excellent preparation for many careers. It should be considered by students who are interested in government service, careers in international commerce and industry, teaching, joining the Peace Corps, or careers in criminal justice or social work.

Where Carthage Chinese graduates go

Alumni have gone on to top graduate programs in medicine, engineering, or positions with employers such as:

  • Credit Suisse
  • Obsidian Translations
  • Yangtze Normal University
  • Pioneer Academics
  • SoftwareONE
  • Fragomen law firm
  • Paychex

possible careers for Chinese graduates

This list includes careers requiring differing degrees of education and training.

  • Translator
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • International Sales
  • Foreign Student Advisor
  • Interpreter
  • Bilingual Editor
  • Customs Inspector
  • Journalist
  • Travel Agent
  • International Business
  • ESL Teacher
  • Immigration Agent
  • Embassy Personnel
  • Market Research
  • Importer/Exporter
  • Government Agent (i.e., FBI, DEA, Border Patrol)
  • Peace Corps Volunteer


Visit The Aspire Center for more information on careers after Carthage