French : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

Students who choose French as their academic home at UB find a number of career opportunities open to them. Among graduates in the past decade, a small number have gone on to do graduate work in French, several have gone on to law school, and others have found positions with the U.S. State Department, as well as in secondary education. Whatever career appeals to graduating students, fluency in French will assuredly be an advantage.

Some careers our graduates have pursued include:
  • Anthropological linguist
  • Customs inspector
  • Diplomat
  • Educator
  • Foreign service officer
  • Foreign student advisor
  • Immigration inspector
  • Import/export agent
  • International relations specialist
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Teacher
  • Translator
  • Tutor

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:01:11 EST