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Careers Using Language Skills

Putting Language Education to Work

Below is a series of articles from The Language Educator focusing on different career opportunities available to language professionals and exploring how students might prepare for these jobs.  

More information about careers using language skills is available in the ACTFL brochure, Success in the Classroom…Success in Your Career, the video series Speak Your Languages, and the book Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados & Other Multingual Types all available in the ACTFL bookstore.

Using Languages in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Using Languages in Legal Interpreting

Using Languages in Health Care

Using Languages in National Security

Using Languages in International Development

Using Languages in Business and Industry

Using Languages in Emergency Response and Law Enforcement