Career Questions tagged Foreign Languages

what type of benefits othe than those from the ollege come with being a foreign language professor

is the career of being a foreign languages professor interesting other than the languages being ta #foreign-languages #professor...

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Active Nov 18 at 01:37 AM

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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Anything dealing with being a learned person in any field that ...

have you had the chance to teach foreign languages in other countries?

wonder for the possibility of travel while being a future professor in foreign languages #foreign-languages #professor...

#travel

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Austin L.’s Avatar
Active Nov 20 at 12:19 AM

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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Alejandro, Awesome question!! So actually I did have the chance ...

what college did you go to for foreign languages teaching

for the wondering on which #foreign-languages #teaching #professor which college would be best to enroll for the sake of advancement to become a foreign languages...

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Active Nov 27 at 10:00 PM

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John Osborne | Director - External Affairs at AT&T My wife teaches English as a Second Language at a community ...

How often do diplomats change countries?

I was wondering if this is why they need 3 world languages #foreign-languages #communication...

#career

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Active Oct 23 at 01:53 AM

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Posted by Ana C.’s Avatar Ana C.
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Jono Anzalone | Global Disaster Response & Relief Partnerships and Special ... Hi there Ana - good question! In the US Foreign Service, ...

What would be a good language course for students studying Mass Communications / Video Production?

I need to take at least two language courses for my major. I plan on doing camera work as well as video editing after college. What would be a good language course for this major? #videoproduction #language #videostudies #firstyear #masscommunications #communications...

#foreign-languages

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Sheri Kimes’s Avatar
Active Oct 26 at 04:33 PM

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Sheri Kimes | US Consumer Online Business Manager at Dell I would recommend Spanish. If you need another language you might ...

What colleges offer anti-human trafficking courses or I guess degrees?

I'm a high school student currently and already know I want to put my life on the line in different developing countries and stop human trafficking. I want to go to college and be able to directly progress in this field but have no idea what colleges offer the best programs for prepping to be...

#foreign-languages #save-children #foreign #human-trafficking #college-majors #college-courses #college #foreign-countries

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active May 10 at 12:19 AM

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Posted by Kamry C.’s Avatar Kamry C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential There are many people from many different career areas working on ...

What kind of jobs can linguistics/Asian languages majors have in government?

I'm interested in Asian languages and linguistics. In U.S., Asian, Russian, and/or Ukrainian governments, what kind of jobs can I expect? Are diplomacy or translation the only options? #asian #asian-languages #asia-pacific #asianstudies #russia #russian #ukraine #government #japanese #chinese...

#linguistics #korea #southkorea #foreign-languages #china #international #korean

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Katie Manderson’s Avatar Amber Kadlec’s Avatar
Active Nov 11 at 10:39 PM

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Katie Manderson | Ombudsman/Mediator/Facilitator/EEO/Employee Relations It really depends on the language and what you want to ...

What is the best possible way to learn a language for free and without someone helping you?

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Austin L.’s Avatar Julia Allen-Pi'ilani’s Avatar David Briggs’s Avatar Marcos Souza’s Avatar
Active May 09 at 01:34 PM

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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hey Julia, It's really great to hear that you are interested ...

Will these college classes work during admissions?

In my high school it is not required to take a foreign language class to graduate, so as I am ending my junior year I have never taken any. Unfortunately, most colleges I want to apply to require two years of a foreign language to apply. There is a dual credit program between my high school and...

#college-admissions #foreign-languages #requirements

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Active Apr 23 at 02:14 AM

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Posted by Sabrina J.’s Avatar Sabrina J.
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Jaron Hightower-Mills | Higher Education Administration and International Education Specialist Yes, the first two semesters of college French is generally equivalent ...

How do I sell my General Bachelor of Arts to future employers?

I am studying both German and Spanish right now in university. I know that language abilities are helpful to a variety of jobs, but if an employer isn't hiring a job that specifically asks for language skills, how to I make myself still seem applicable? #language #foreign-languages #german...

#hiring #spanish

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Active Apr 22 at 10:47 PM

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Posted by Loren V.’s Avatar Loren V.
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Jaron Hightower-Mills | Higher Education Administration and International Education Specialist Loren, First, congratulations on working on your language skills. Second, it ...

What can you do with a Spanish major?

I'm in high school, heading off to college soon, and wondering what jobs I would be able to get with a major in #spanish. I'd love to hear what you for a living after majoring or minoring in Spanish in college! #foreign-languages #language #languages...

#college-major

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JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar Joel Volkert’s Avatar
Active May 29 at 01:27 PM

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Posted by Lindsey D.’s Avatar Lindsey D.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... Your job selection isn't necessarily limited by your major, especially if ...

Will taking a Spanish course in college really help me with my future career in psychology?

The school I want to go to requires that I take a Spanish course. #spanish #foreign-languages #psychology...

#college

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar William Ortiz’s Avatar
Active Apr 14 at 09:42 PM

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Learning a second language and becoming fluent in it will serve ...

Is it hard to find a job as a German Interpreter?

I would love to major in German in college, but I am not sure if that is a good language to study. Most European countries now study English as a second language , so I don't know how in demand German skills will be!! #german #foreign-languages...

#travel

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Nicole S.’s Avatar
Active Apr 26 at 08:42 PM

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Posted by Anna D.’s Avatar Anna D.
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Nicole S. | Multilingual Technical Analyst that develops projects to streamline ... Hi Anna,It depends - Are you strictly set on doing interpretation? ...

What does one do with a Japanese major?

I really want to study Japanese -- it's been a passion of mine for a long time. The only problem is, I only know two jobs that I can do with that major, that being translation and a teacher. Neither of which sound like my cup of tea, so what other options do I have? #japanese #foreign-languages...

#future-careers #job

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David Goldstein’s Avatar
Active Mar 27 at 05:28 PM

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Posted by Emily F.’s Avatar Emily F.
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David Goldstein | Automotive Professional, Japanese Language, Business & Culture Professional Emily, it is great that you want to study Japanese. Japan ...

I am studying abroad this summer in Valencia, Spain and was wondering what are some of the best ways to integrate myself into the culture?

I want to get the most out of studying abroad because it is a once in a lifetime opportunity. However, I am nervous that I am going to be too shy to talk to the people there. #spain #study-abroad...

#foreign-languages

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Jordan Rivera’s Avatar
Active Oct 25 at 10:33 PM

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Posted by Diana S.’s Avatar Diana S.
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Jordan Rivera | Community Manager at CareerVillage Hey Diana!So glad to hear you are studying abroad! Prepare for ...

Is it better to minor in French?

I am already fluent in Spanish, but have only taken French in high school. #french #college-minor #spanish...

#foreign-languages

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Alice Bekombo’s Avatar
Active Mar 19 at 01:59 PM

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Posted by Jasminne V.’s Avatar Jasminne V.
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Alice Bekombo | Marketing Communications Manager Hi Jasminne,In the business world, the more languages you know, the ...

What are some tips for language learning?

I love to learn languages and often do so by teaching myself. I can speak English and German proficiently, followed by Spanish decently well, and basic sentences in Turkish, Italian, and Russian. What are some tips on learning foreign languages and becoming more fluent? #language #german...

#languages #language-skills #foreign-languages #spanish

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Rachel Emery’s Avatar
Active Jul 24 at 11:58 PM

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Posted by Rachel D.’s Avatar Rachel D.
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Rachel Emery | Spanish Teacher Great question. How did you learn the other languages you know? ...

Should I take a certification for my second language in order to stay competitive?

I am bilingual but not incredibly strong at the writing or reading side of the language. I wanted to know if this would be putting me at a disadvantage and if I should take initiative to take a certification to prove my skills. #foreign-languages #careers #internships #evaluating-resumes...

#skills #resume

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JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar
Active Feb 13 at 07:19 PM

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Posted by Tanya M.’s Avatar Tanya M.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... The more fluent you are in a language (reading/writing/speaking), the better ...

What are some websites or apps to learn another language?

Want to learn another language....

#foreign-languages

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JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar
Active Jan 29 at 03:01 PM

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Posted by Devetra C.’s Avatar Devetra C.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... I recommend Duolingo- I've had a great experience with it. Your ...

Is it possible to learn scientific terms in another language while studying science in English?

I am already bilingual (speak English and Spanish), but my Spanish-speaking abilities still lie a lot more on the informal/conversational side rather than formal/technical. I know that just knowing another language will benefit me no matter what, but I feel that it won't help me as much in my...

#foreign-languages #women-in-stem #language #science #study #stem #studying #studying-tips

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Shelley Notarnicola’s Avatar Roger Little’s Avatar
Active Mar 05 at 07:49 AM

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Posted by Lily H.’s Avatar Lily H.
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Shelley Notarnicola | Inside Sales Engineer Google translate has gotten really good. You can probably start typing ...

In the nonprofit sector, does a candidate need to have a degree in a foreign language or is it enough to be fluent in the language?

I am nearing fluency in Spanish and want to know if I should major/minor in the language. #nonprofit...

#foreign-languages

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Sam Seldon’s Avatar
Active Jan 24 at 08:08 PM

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Posted by Rebecca M.’s Avatar Rebecca M.
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Carole Curtis | Director of Career Services at CareerPlex USA / ... I will give you my thoughts on your question from a ...

What are some careers available in social justice and social activism for immigration? Do I have to become an immigration lawyer to help?

I'm currently a high school senior on my way to college. And immigration is a topic I'm passionate about. I'm very interested in pursuing a career in social justice that will improve and impact the lives of immigrants living within our country. I know that many people tend to pursue careers in...

#social-justice #human-rights #activism #activists #immigration #immigration-law #humanitarian #foreign-languages #non-profit #social-work

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Tiffany Woodall’s Avatar heather weston’s Avatar
Active Sep 02 at 03:39 AM

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Posted by Yasmin A.’s Avatar Yasmin A.
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Tiffany Woodall | Writer/Editor Hi Yasmin, There are many ways you can impact immigrants living ...

Are foreign language degree considered "useless?"

I love foreign languages. I'm already bilingual. (I speak Spanish fluently.) It's my dream to become a polyglot. In college, I'm certain I want to either minor or major in a foreign language. I'm particularly interested in learning Japanese, but I'm also considering Arabic or Russian. The...

#foreign-languages #bachelorsdegree #careers-for-people-with-liberal-arts-degrees #japanese #spanish #russian #arabic

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JENNA ZEBROWSKI’s Avatar
Active Feb 23 at 09:08 AM

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Posted by Yasmin A.’s Avatar Yasmin A.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... An additional (or multiple) additional languages are always valuable. You don't ...

Does anyone know a better way to study a foreign language by yourself?

i am trying to learn enough Japanese to be able to take the AP exam for it and I'm not sure if there's a good way for me to learn it. I've watched several videos about kanji and know the basics for grammar, but is there a more efficient way? #foreign-languages #japanese #online-learning...

#self-improvement

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Jennifer Jortner Cassidy’s Avatar
Active Feb 15 at 04:32 PM

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Posted by Alicia F.’s Avatar Alicia F.
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Jennifer Jortner Cassidy | Passionate Learning & Development Professional, Dedicated to Client ... Hi Alicia,I can't speak specifically to Japanese, but I am also ...

Is it possible to make a career out of foreign language study?

I'm asking outside of the typical Interpreter or Translator careers. I love foreign language but I'm not sure if these are there right paths for me. Thanks! #foreign-languages #language...

#humanities

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Patricia Schachtitz’s Avatar
Active Aug 29 at 03:53 AM

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Posted by Daija C.’s Avatar Daija C.
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Patricia Schachtitz | Translation and Localization Consultant and Contractor Hi, Daija, yes it is possible to have a wonderful career ...

Can I still become a Spanish teacher if I have a non-education Spanish degree in addition to a Music Education degree?

I want to know if I can lessen my course load. If I can use the education part of my Bachelors of Music and apply it to my Spanish degree, then that would do that. #foreign-languages #education #music-education #spanishmajor #spanish-education...

#dualmajor

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Active Jan 24 at 02:52 PM

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Posted by Bradley K.’s Avatar Bradley K.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... Check with your academic adviser, they can tell you what credit ...

How hard is it to get a job through the SMOE program out of college?

I would like to teach English in Seoul, South Korea however, I hear that the SMOE program is very competitive. Are there any things that I can do while in college to make my job application stand out? #tefl #teaching-english-as-a-second-language-tefl ##korea #korean #esl...

#foreign-languages

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Kristina Thornton’s Avatar
Active Nov 02 at 08:37 PM

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Posted by Tamyko G.’s Avatar Tamyko G.
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Kristina Thornton | Teacher, Author Find people to tutor, whether paid or not. There are often ...

What are other job options I can consider from knowing another language?

I have been learning Korean for a few years, and I am planning to continue my studies in college to get to the level of fluency. Are there any jobs other than teaching English in Korea that I can consider? #foreign-languages #language #foreign-language...

#korean

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Kerry Dioneda’s Avatar
Active Jul 30 at 02:08 PM

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Posted by Tamyko G.’s Avatar Tamyko G.
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Kerry Dioneda | Manager, Program/Project Management In addition to furthering your studies in Korean, consider a degree ...

What is a good career choice for a person with a natural ability for learning foreign languages?

In addition to excelling in English throughout high school, I also have a passion for Spanish and American Sign Language. I would love to get input from others regarding a career choice that would allow me to use this strength. #foreign-languages #language #communication #spanish...

#american-sign-language

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Active Apr 23 at 01:49 PM

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Posted by Lianna G.’s Avatar Lianna G.
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JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... A foreign language is always helpful in a career. I understand ...

Are jobs overseas better than the US?

I want to live and work outside the US #foreign-languages #international #jobs...

#working-abroad

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Active Oct 15 at 03:01 PM

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Posted by Tierra J.’s Avatar Tierra J.
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Molly Swenson | Director, Project Management Office (PMO) at SAP SuccessFactors Hi Tierra,  you'd need to first define what "better" means to ...

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