When exploring possible academic majors, begin by investigating the specific programs at Purchase College. Discover more about the B.A. in Latin American Studies, 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 Latin American Studies 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
lasa.international.pitt.edu - Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
www.claspprograms.org - Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs
www.caribbeanstudiesassociation.org - Caribbean Studies Organization (CSA)
www.brasa.org - Brazilian Studies Organization (BRASA)
lanic.utexas.edu/ - Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
www.thelaa.org - Latin American Association
www.aassa.com - Association of American Schools in South America
www.cfr.org - Council on Foreign Relations
www.worldbank.org - The World Bank - source of financial & technical assistance to developing countries around the world
www.wola.org - The Washington Office of Latin America
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.usajobs.gov - The Federal Government's official job site
www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads- Opportunitiesfor students and recent grads within the Federal Government
www.makingthedifference.org - Federal jobs and internships
www.careers.state.gov - Jobs with the U.S. Department of State
www.cs.ny.gov - NY State Jobs
www.peacecorps.gov - The Peace Corps
www.un.org/en/employment - Explore a career with the United Nations
www.overseasjobs.com/ - Overseas jobs and international employment opportunities
www.idealist.org - Jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in the not-for-profits
www.volunteermatch.org/ - Find a place to volunteer
lanic.utexas.edu/enlace - Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment
Additional Resources Available at the CDC
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