Major to Career: Italian Studies
On this page you will find
information about careers pursued by Italian Studies majors, skills
Italian Studies majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to
the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the
Italian Studies program.
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.
On the right is a comprehensive list of
job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Italian Studies.
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.
Reports on business customs, etiquette,
International Language Job
View English job offers, foreign language job offers, or visit
the site's career clinic.
Careers for Foreign
Suggestions of possible fields of employment, job
listings, and recommended books on a variety of languages.
Resources for International Job
Opportunities (Riley Guide)
A guide for international jobs by country
and other how-tos to guide your search.
A search engine to
find jobs overseas and across the globe.
The Electronic Embassy
provides overviews of a variety of foreign embassies, links to their websites
and other information about travel.
will translate text or web sites between English and Spanish, French, German,
Italian or Portuguese.
For additional career resources and links, please
visit the Job
Search Web Link page.