Individuals who are skilled in more than one language are at a high advantage in today's job market. Specializing in a foreign language requires knowledge of the literature, the culture, and the historical development of the country in which the language is used. Other than positions in translating, interpreting, or teaching, the skill of knowledge in more than one language is seen as a secondary skill.
(To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook) and see the related print resources in the Career Services Library.
According to the Summer 2011 NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Salary Survey, the average starting salary for Foreign Language graduates was $37,788.For more information on salaries click here
Links To Professional AssociationsProfessional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.American Association of Teachers of Spanish and PortugueseAmerican Translators AssociationInternational Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies National Association of Bilingual Education
National Organizations or Databaseshttp://www.esljobs.com/http://www.esljobsworld.com/http://www.hispanic-jobs.com/http://www.ihispano.com/http://www.languagejobs.org/http://www.latpro.com/http://www.proz.com/http://www.tefl.net/http://www.translatorscafe.com/cafe/default.asp
Spanish Jobs: http://www.spanishjobs.net
http://www.eslherald.com- Teaching Jobs Overseas
Local Programs - Master of Arts in Spanish and other related programsFlorida Atlantic UniversityFlorida State UniversityUniversity of FloridaUniversity of MiamiNational Programs - Master of Arts in Spanish and other related programsAuburn UniversityUniversity of AlabamaUniversity of GeorgiaOther resources for graduate program researchhttp://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Spanish- Social; Artistic; Investigative (SAI)
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