As a Spanish 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.

Possible careers

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

Where Carthage Spanish Graduates Go

Many alumni teach Spanish in various school settings, while others have gone on to top graduate programs or positions with employers such as:

  • Jockey International
  • ProHealth Care
  • NBCUniversal Media
  • La Paz Club Deportivo
  • CareerBuilder
  • The Little Bit Foundation

Visit The Aspire Center for more information on careers after Carthage