Languages & Linguistics: Italian students engage in language and comparative literature studies from the birthplace of the Renaissance and the modern world. Today, Italian is spoken throughout Europe and Northern Africa making it an effective means of communication for students interested in working with many organizations including the US government, non-governmental organizations and any organization affiliated or concerned with the European Union.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Speaking to groups Reading/writing another language Clarifying ideas
Writing clearly Understanding historical language change Gathering information
Reading critically Organizing materials/information Evaluating information
Compiling/recording data Comparing translations interpretations Acknowledging value systems
Summarizing ideas Communicating between cultures Understanding cultural diversity
Explaining ideas carefully Ability to teach and train Decision making
Writing and presenting Planning Organization
Lesson planning Dealing with parents or guardians Ability to teach to different learning levels
Flexibility Team player Creativity
Computer skills

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Accountant FBI Agent Investment Analyst
Advertising Manager Filmmaker Journalist
Advertising Copywriter Finance Director Laboratory Technician
Air Traffic Assistant Financial Planning Lawyer
Archivist Foreign Diplomat Library Technician
Art Dealer Foreign Correspondent Linguist
Auditor Foreign Exchange Trader Media Specialist
Banking Correspondent Foreign Service Officer Missionary
Bilingual Officers/Clerks/Tellers College Professor Multi-Lingual Port Receptionist
Bilingual Educator Foreign Social Worker Museum Curator
Bookkeeper Fund-Raiser Musician
Civil Service Employee Human Resources Director National Security Agent
Commercial Loan Officer Importer/Exporter Negotiator
Computer Systems Designer Intelligence Researcher Overseas Personnel Manager
Consultant Intelligence Specialist Overseas Plant Manager
Copywriter Sports Agent Paralegal
Count Interpreter International Banking Officer Peace Corps Volunteer
Cultural Attaché Escort/Interpreter/Guide Performer/Video Artist
Cultural Officer International Hotel Admin. Pharmaceutical Rep.
Drug Enforcement Agent Scientific Interpreter Politician
Travel Writer TESO/ESL Teacher Radio/TV Announcer
Writer High School Teacher UNESCO Official
Reporter International Economist Translator
Travel Agent Tour Organizer Police Officer Public Health Administrator

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Agency for International Development Amnesty International Armed Forces
Bureau of International Labor Affairs Business and Industrial Organizations Catholic Relief Services
CIA Cooperation Agency Cultural Organizations
Customs Service Department of Commerce Department of State
Educational Institutions Federal and State Government Agencies Hotels and Resorts
International Banks Colleges and Universities Libraries and Schools
Multinational Firms Museums National Security Council
Newspapers/Journals/Radio/TV Non-profit Organizations Oxfam International
Peace Corps Publishing Firms Research Institutes
Telecommunications Broadcasting Companies Travel Companies
US Information Agency United Nations

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • Italian Club

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados
  • Careers in International Affairs
  • Careers in International Business
  • American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
  • Federal Yellow Book
  • Foreign Service Officers Occupations
  • Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors
  • Hoover's Handbook of World Business
  • How to Find Jobs: Teaching Overseas
  • How to Get A Job in Europe
  • International Jobs
  • Internships in International Affairs
  • How to do Business in Sixty Countries
  • Work Abroad
  • Directory of Corporate Communication
  • Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers
  • Peterson's Study Abroad
  • Resources on International & Related Internships
  • Summer Jobs Abroad
  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Teaching English in Asia
  • Manual on Certification and Preparation
  • The Book of US Government Jobs
  • The ISS Directory of Overseas Schools
  • The Students' Federal Career Guide
  • Transitions Abroad
  • Vault Career Guide to International Careers
  • Vault Guide to Capitol Hill Careers

 

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Informational Sample Websites

 

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