Career Opportunities

Learning a second or third language gives you the power to recognize how languages work while equipping you with a more thoughtful approach to comprehending how your native language functions.

Spanish speakers are in demand in numerous career fields, including banking, finance, diplomacy, healthcare, and hotel management.

Spanish majors often pursue a second major in disciplines such as political science, history, business, marketing, or economics to broaden their career prospects.

Graduates with backgrounds in Spanish go on to earn advanced degrees in business, law, medicine, and a wide assortment of other fields.

Employment Information

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Potential Career Paths

  • Banking and finance
  • Book publishing
  • Museum curator
  • Diplomacy or foreign service
  • Editing
  • English instruction abroad
  • Foreign exchange trade
  • Hotel management
  • International business
  • Art
  • Fashion
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Law
  • Public relations
  • Speech therapist
  • Translator or interpreter
  • Travel
  • Hospitality
  • Journalism

Spanish Major Skill Set

  • Vibrant written and oral communication skills
  • Superb proficiency in Spanish, including speaking, writing, reading, and listening
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking
  • Valuable research capacity
  • Intercultural competence and global awareness

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