When exploring possible academic majors, begin by investigating the specific programs at Purchase College. Discover more about the B.A. in Language and Culture, and find out about program requirements, courses, and the program faculty.
Want to find out more about a major? Talk to department heads and professors to have your questions answered and to get the inside track on being a Language and Culture major at Purchase College.
The following is a list of some career possibilities that students in this major might find rewarding. Remember, that your major does not necessarily determine your career. Graduates use their academic majors in a variety of professional fields. The options below can be used as a starting point to explore potential career paths, however, you may also want to investigate more using recommended resources to gain a more comprehensive list of careers. Keep in mind that additional education, training, and experiential education beyond your major may be needed to pursue these possibilities.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT HIRE
CAREER INFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
www.state.gov - U.S. Department of State
www.actfl.org -American Counsel on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
www.atanet.org - American Translators Association (ATA)
www.aatsp.org/ - The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
www.aassa.com - Association of American Schools in South America
www.cfr.org - Council on Foreign Relations
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni
www.idealist.org - Jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in the not-for-profits
www.jobsabroad.com - Opportunities around the globe
www.overseasjobs.com - International job opportunities for professionals, expatriates & adventure seekers
www.bunac.org - Work, Volunteer and Teach Abroad
www.usajobs.gov - Jobs in the federal government
www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads - Job opportunities for students within the Federal Government
www.makingthedifference.org - Federal jobs and internships
www.careers.state.gov - Jobs with the U.S. Department of State
www.peacecorps.gov - The Peace Corps
www.un.org/en/employment - Explore a career with the United Nations
www.ihipo.com - International jobs and internships
www.footprintsrecruiting.com - Teacher placement and support agency for schools South Korea, Taiwan and China
Additional Resources Available at the CDC
CandidCareer.com: View informational interview videos and explore major and career possibilities!