WebLinks: Careers by Major/Interest

Foreign Languages & Literature

Note: This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of occupations associated with this major. Foreign Language Majors enter a variety of occupational fields. Refer to other WebLink pages for additional occupations, job descriptions and job search sites.

Sample Occupations 

Additional Occupations

Examples of Employers

  • Adoption Agencies
  • American Schools Abroad
  • Caseworker
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Consulting Firms
  • Cruise Lines
  • Foreign Embassies in Wash, DC
  • Hospitals
  • International Banks
  • International Businesses
  • Language Schools

Occupational & Professional Information

Foreign Language-Related Job Sites

Teaching English as a Second Language


Government Sites

Government employment is a potential career path for people from just about any major or background. Visit these pages for more information:

NIU Links


Links of Interest to All Majors