Foreign Languages & Literature

Studying a foreign language opens doors to the understanding of other cultures and the world around us. As students progress through the curriculum in the target language, they increasingly come into contact with culture, history and literature of countries where the language is spoken.

Foreign Languages & Literature graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:

Intelligence Officer, US Navy
Public Service, Gilman Housing Trust, Inc.
Clinical Researcher, Sound Weight Solutions
Genetic Counselor, Cedars-Sinai Med Center
Community Events
, World Affairs Council
Software Development Engineer
, Amazon
Marketing Director, Microsoft
English Instructor
, JET Program
Int’l Trade Specialist
, US Dept. of Commerce
Teacher, Teach for America
Golf Footwear Developer, Nike, Inc.
Language Instructor, Country Day School
Research Analyst
, Russell Investments
ESL Teacher
, Stadium High School
, Chinese Church


Visit the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network to see a complete list of graduates who've volunteered to speak with students about their career path.

Read extended interviews about Alumni Career Paths.

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