The State Department and various intelligence agencies have numerous positions
for foreign language speakers including agents, analysts, and international
In addition to teaching positions on all educational levels, foreign language
speakers find work as archivists, transcribers, and librarians.
A second or third language offers a great advantage to those who wish to enter
the competitive arena of medical training. Multi-lingual medical personnel are
invaluable assets to medical care facilities which service every sector of the
The proliferation of multinational corporations and the expansion of the world
economy has created banking and managerial positions that require command of
a foreign language.
Outside of the traditional choices of Immigration and International law, the
legal field provides employment for multilingual court reporters, clerks, translators
Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) such as the Red Cross and Habitat for
Humanity offer endless opportunity for foreign language speakers.
Translation and Interpreting
Endless employment opportunities exist in the medical, legal, business, academic,
and civic fields as a liaison between speakers of different languages.