Great Jobs For Foreign Language Majors / Edition 3

Great Jobs For Foreign Language Majors / Edition 3

by Julie DeGalan, Stephen Lambert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071476148

ISBN-13: 9780071476140

Pub. Date: 03/16/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A foreign language degree translates into success!

You've worked hard for that foreign language degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your

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A foreign language degree translates into success!

You've worked hard for that foreign language degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs.

Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors will help you:

  • Determine the occupation that's best suited for you
  • Craft a résumé and cover letter that stand out from the rest
  • Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job
  • Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession

Go from foreign language major to:

hotel manager
• tour director
• foreign student advisor
• hospital staff interpreter
• ESL teacher
• undercover agent
• librarian
• travel agent
• customer service manager

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071476140
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/16/2007
Series:
Great Jobs For... Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Foreign Languages and the Educated Person     vii
The Job Search
The Self-Assessment     3
The Resume and Cover Letter     19
Researching Careers and Networking     37
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerations     53
The Career Paths
Introduction to the Foreign Language Career Paths     69
Path 1: Teaching     11
Path 2: Translating and Interpreting     97
Path 3: Government     111
Path 4: Educational Administration     131
Path 5: Business, Industry, and Commerce     155
Additional Resources     169
Index     179

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