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Career

Adding to all the reasons you’ve already learned about the benefits of learning another language, including sharp improvement in academic achievement, proven cognitive benefits, or a connection to other cultures, multilingualism skills can also help land you your dream job. The section below offers resources to connect you with these job opportunities.

Occupational & Professional Information

ACTFL Career Center Offering professional services to help you build and manage your career for maximum potential for success, ACTFL tools include a career learning center, reference checking, resume writing, and career coaching
Articles on International Careers and Jobs Provided by TransitionsAbroad.com, this link hosts an array of articles and links to important job skills necessary for careers abroad. Connections to internships and relevant internship articles are also through the Internships Abroad section of the website
American Translators Association (ATA) Besides providing resources to learn about the translation and interpreting professions, ATA connects over 11,00 members for professional development, networking, and marketing
Compare International Business MBA Programs Compare schools across facets including location, area of concentration, program type, acceptance rate, and other data relevant to pursuing your education
GoingGlobal Information from around the world that includes country career figures, cultural information, relevant news, travel articles, and relevant resume tips
International Federation of Translators (FIT) With more than 100 professional associations affiliated, representing more than 80,000 translators in 55 countries, FIT provides resources relevant to the translation, terminology and interpreting (TTI) profession
TESOL Find out about careers in teaching English as a second language and resources for beginning or enhancing your career
U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook

A guide to career information about hundreds of occupations along categories such as the nature of work, earnings, required training, and job outlook

Websites of Foreign Embassies in the U.S. Provided by the U.S. Department of State, this resource provides the known websites of foreign embassies in the United States to learn about other countries, connect with various networks, and explore distinctive opportunities

Organization Job Boards
American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Post job openings, find potential candidates, search openings and subscribe to new posting notifications.Please note: only AAAL members may view job openings
American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)
Search by state or region as the AATF and its Commissions organize workshops, seminars, webinars, and an annual convention where issues of concern to French teachers are paramount
American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) With more than 1500 members, sponsorships of two annual conferences, and affiliates across the national, state, and regional levels, AATJ connects teachers, scholars, and students of Japanese language
American Association of Teachers of Korean (AATK) Founded in 1994, AATK hosts annual workshops and conferences, publishes information, and advocates on Korean language education in the United States
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) AATSP’s Career Center Job Posting Service has been established as a convenient way for school districts, colleges and universities to announce job openings. Search openings or become a member to enjoy the benefits
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,500 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry. Become a member to join one of the most expansive language organizations in the United States
American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) ASLTA is an individual membership organization of more than 1,000 ASL and Deaf Studies educators from elementary through graduate education as well as agencies.
Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA) Devoted exclusively to the study of Chinese language, culture and pedagogy, CLTA has chapters around the United States to bond its mission and
professional network of members
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Offering an array of options to participate, learn, and analyze from their resources and members, NAIS serves to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad
National Society for Hispanic Professionals With over 20,000 members, the National Society for Hispanic Professionals serves as one of the top US networking associations for Hispanic professionals

Relevant Foreign Language Career Websites

American Chambers of Commerce Abroad Whether you’re looking for an internship, a fellowship, are new to the workforce, or have years of experience, exciting employment opportunities await you at the Chamber. If your qualifications match a vacancy, one of the recruiters will contact you for an interview.
Association for Asian Studies Job Page (paid membership to AAS required)  Posted on the first and third Monday of each month, AAS employment listings are available to AAS members along with access to their online journal, E-newsletter, and AAS Member Directory. Sign in as a current AAS member or join the AAS
French American Chamber of Commerce-Atlanta Chapter Committed to the promotion and facilitation of business relations between France and the Southeast region of the USA, the FACC-Atlanta chapter offers job and internship opportunities connecting participants to 19 FACC chapters in the U.S. with 25,000 members

German American Chambers of Commerce

The German American Chamber of Commerce® (GACC™) fosters the economic ties between Germany and America. The Southern Chapter of the United States provides its members access to an extensive membership network of over 800 German and U.S. companies from all kinds of different industries and sizes

GoAbroad.com

Gain a competitive advantage, build your resume, diversify your skills, expand your network, and have an adventure-GoAbroad.com helps users connect to job and internship positions around the globe

HigherEdJobs HigherEdJobs is a leading source for jobs and career information in academia. More colleges and universities trust HigherEdJobs to recruit faculty and administrators than any other source. Search and apply to higher education jobs sorted by type, location, schools, and title after signing up for free here
iHipo iHipo is a leading international graduate careers website. This website enables users (students and graduates) to find Internships, Jobs and Graduate Programs abroad. Companies can post internship & job vacancies, as well as promote their graduate programs
Job Listings for Foreign Language Majors Search for language-related jobs in specific sectors and regions or through general job websites
LatPro: Hispanic and Bilingual Career Board LatPro serves as a job board for Hispanic and Bilingual professionals. Since 2006, LatPro also has a series of job fairs around the country connecting Hispanic and bilingual speakers to professional organizations
Peace Corps As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world.
Proz.com: Translation Workplace ProZ.com offers one of the largest directory of professional translation services with over 300,000 professional translators and translation companies
Vitae: Chronicle of Higher Education Careers Vitae offers membership in a growing community of academics; a free dossier service to manage your job search; the best connections for finding your next job or your next candidate; and an ideal place to spotlight your life’s work. Sign up for free here