Careers in Spanish

Many career opportunities exist for those with foreign language skills. Fluency in a foreign language, together with another specialization, is an ideal combination in many professions.

Every service provided by governmental institutions, from local to international, calls for people proficient in another language. A military career can be enhanced by language training, as is true of technical and scientific specializations as well.

Our Spanish majors pursue careers in:

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  • International business
  • Community outreach
  • Social work
  • Education (elementary through college levels and for corporations or governments)
  • Foreign service
  • Military

Types of employers for Spanish graduates:

  • Import/export companies
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Tour and excursion companies
  • Airlines/airports
  • Educational services
  • Healthcare organizations
  • International organizations
  • Social service agencies
  • Government organizations
  • Overseas aid agencies

Our graduates are employed at organizations such as:

  • Fiserv Inc.
  • MATC-Milwaukee
  • City of Milwaukee Health Department
  • United Community Center
  • US Agency for International Development
  • Operation Stand Down Tennessee
  • Rockwell Automation
  • WorldSpan
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Racine Unified School District
  • Justice of the Peace

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