On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Spanish majors, skills Spanish majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Spanish program.

Careers

It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.

Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Spanish include:

  • Clinical Counselor
  • Director of ArtesAmerica
  • Education Program Manager
  • Multicultural Advocate
  • Regional Account Manager

Career-Related Skills

  • Communication: Foreign language majors gain skills in oral expression, critical reading, translation, clear writing, editing and interpreting in foreign languages.
  • Human Relations: Appreciation for other cultures, adaptability to different environments, and receptivity to new ideas are developed by both studying abroad and studying other cultures.
  • Research & Problem Solving: Comparison of ideas, problem identification, developing problem solving techniques, and information analysis are skills strengthened through a foreign language major.
  • Education & Instruction: Many foreign language majors gain valuable instructional skills by tutoring others in both the oral and written aspects of the language.

Career-Related Web Sites

All About Spain Enforex's - Organization specialized in teaching Spanish where Spanish is spoken

Bilingual-Jobs - View current job openings, or review statistics, studies and tips on international careers.

E Network for Latin American Careers and Employment

International Language Job Center - View English job offers, foreign language job offers, or visit the site's career clinic.

Info on jobs in Spanish speaking world

In-depth language lessons online in Spanish

Overseas Jobs

Resources for International Job Opportunities (Riley Guide)

Saludos Web - Hispanic Careers and Education site.

Spanish Language Job Center - View the current job and recruiter lists or receive tips on job fairs and salaries in Latin America.

Trabajos - View job listings throughout Spanish-speaking countries as well as receive career and interview advice.

The Electronic Embassy

Trabajos - View job listings throughout Spanish-speaking countries as well as receive career and interview advice.

Translation Services - This site will translate text or web sites between English and Spanish, French, German, Italian or Portuguese.

United State- Mexico Chamber of Commerce Job Opportunities in Spain

Worldwide Business Briefings - A guide to business customs, etiquette and cross-cultural communication.

For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.