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Career Opportunities For Bilinguals And Multilinguals

Career Opportunities For Bilinguals And Multilinguals

by Vladimir Wertsman
     
 

Now in paperback! The purpose of this unique and multifaceted reference book is to offer the shortest and quickest way of locating educational resources for learning languages other than English, and for identifying prospective American and foreign employers interested in hiring American professionals and paraprofessionals with foreign language skills. This second

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Now in paperback! The purpose of this unique and multifaceted reference book is to offer the shortest and quickest way of locating educational resources for learning languages other than English, and for identifying prospective American and foreign employers interested in hiring American professionals and paraprofessionals with foreign language skills. This second (revised and enlarged) edition includes over 300 more items than the previous edition, and also updated (changed of addresses, deletions, inactivities) hundreds of items affecting virtually all sections of the book. It lists over 3,800 annotated items (national and international institutions, firms, organizations, etc.), covers over 300 languages, and will prove an invaluable tool to reference librarians, teachers, students, and various other researchers, as well as to job hunters, including immigrants from different countries willing to use their language skills on the job market. Contents include: Educational resources in America and Canada—colleges and universities, public libraries, museum libraries, and others, and book dealers. United States employment and business resources-government, private, and non-profit sectors. Foreign employment and business resources-United Nations and worldwide contacts, country by country. With reminders and recommendations for successful job hunting, selected bibliography, and indexes for language, educational background, and geographic names. Cloth edition [0-8108-2764-6] previously published in 1994.

Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
This work effectively combines information from a variety of directories, such as national and international association, college and university, U.S. and foreign embassy, and library, as well as tips on successful job hunting...Recommended for all academic, public, and school libraries.
Emie Bulletin I.C. Butnaru
... This is a handy reference for use in education, job and career information, and scholarly pursuits. It is recommended for all libraries where students, academics, and special job-seekers require foreign language resources.
Susan Vince
... unique source.... Wertsman provides essential job search hints, job titles, and a selective bibliography in the guide's appendix. The reader can proceed to prepare his resume, cover letter, and mailing list at once....
Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie
...offers a quick way to locate educational resources for learning non-English languages and identifying employers in hiring professionals with foreign language skills....
Reference Reviews
... a very worthy compilation....
The Journal Of College Admission
This book has something for everybody in the employment cycle.
American Reference Books Annual
This work effectively combines information from a variety of directories, such as national and international association, college and university, U.S. and foreign embassy, and library, as well as tips on successful job hunting...Recommended for all academic, public, and school libraries.
College & Research Libraries News
...offers a quick way to locate educational resources for learning non-English languages and identifying employers in hiring professionals with foreign language skills....
Multicultural Review
This book is a wonderful resource...Wertsman's choices are excellent. He has dug deep to find rare cookbooks of cuisines whose delicacies usually are unknown outside of immigrant communities from those nations...a unique and valuable reference source...readers will have their appetites whetted...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810844605
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
0.80(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Meet the Author

Vladimir F. Wertsman, formerly Senior Librarian at NYPL's Mid-Manhattan Library Job Information Center, is Chair of the Publishers and Multicultural Materials Committee of EMIE (Ethnic Materials Information Exchange) Round Table, American Library Association. He is the author of Armenians in America, 1618-1976; Romanians in America, 1748-1974; Romanians in America and Canada; Russians in America, 1727-1970; Ukranians in America, 1608-1975; The Librarian's Companion; and the forthcoming What's Cooking in Multicutural America; and co-author of Free Voice in Russian Literature, 1950's-1980's. His biography is included in Contemporary Authors and Who's Who in America (47th and 48th edition).

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