Career Opportunities For Bilinguals And Multilingualsby 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
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 Canadacolleges 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.
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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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