Department of World Languages and Cultures

Career Opportunities in Foreign Languages

Why study foreign languages?
Why Learn Another Language? - graphic highlighting the benefits of language learning
What does research show about the benefits of language learning? 
10 Reasons to Study German - The University of Toledo German Program
Top 10 Reasons to Learn French
How knowing a foreign language can improve your decisions
Why bilinguals are smarter

Jobs Links


Language Resource Center - National Interpretation and Translation Service
Resolute Interpreting - Toledo area Interpretation and Translation Service
Council on International Educational Exchange

   Volunteer Organizations

Peace Corps
International Volunteer HQ
Plan My Gap Year
Maximo Nivel - Study Abroad in Latin America
Love Volunteers
Agape Volunteers - volunteer work in Africa
Projects Abroad
GoEco - wildlife and environmental volunteers

   Federal Jobs

U.S. Department of LaborOccupational Outlook for Interpreters and Translators, includes job link
U.S. Department of Education 
Department of State Careers
U.S. Army Language Program
U.S. Navy Language Program 
U.S. Air Force Language Program


National Association of Colleges and Employers - JobWire
Inside Higher Ed
Chronicle of Higher Education Job List
International and Foreign Language Education - Department of Education website for scholarships and grants
Study Abroad Center - University of California, Irvine
Indeed - Language Teacher jobs
Council on International Education Exchange 


The Linguist List - International Linguistics Community Online

By Language:




Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich
Selected corporations
Die Zeit
Hispanic Business
Saludos Hispanos
Last Updated: 10/30/19