A Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages will prepare one for careers in program administration, international affairs, business, education, and translation in both the public and private sectors. Due to our global economy, graduates who understand different cultures and languages are in high demand. Among Ursinus alumni in Modern Languages you will find doctors, translators, educators, pharmaceutical/biotech professionals, lawyers, financial analysts and advisors, and non-profit and government professionals.

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Area and Cultural Studies Professor Foreign Service Peacekeeping Specialist
Book Editor Foreign Student Adviser
Clergy Member (Religious   Leader) High School Teacher
College/University Professor Intelligence Specialist (Government)
Communications Professor Librarian 
Conciliator Library Consultant 
Elementary School Teacher Mediator
Equal Opportunity   Representative Middle School Teacher
Export Agent Missionary Worker (Foreign Country)
Family Caseworker Radio & TV News Commentator
Foreign Exchange Trader Remedial Education Teachers
Foreign Language Interpreter Scientific Linguist
Foreign Language Teacher Social Worker 
Foreign Language Translator   (Written   Material) Travel Writer (Journalist)
Foreign Service Officer Writer/Author

This is just a sampling of titles, for a more comprehensive list and details on the professions including employment outlook and salary information, log into the Focus Program.


Recent Modern Language Internships
  •  ACLAMO Family Centers
  • American Consulate General, Frankfort, Germany
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Pennsbury Manor State Historic Site
  • US Embassy, Cotonisu, Benin

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Employers who have hired Modern Language Majors
  • American Bible Study
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Children’s Crisis Treatment Center
  • COIN
  • Foundations Behavioral Health
  • Lift – Chicago
  • Loddon Mallee Housing Services, Ltd.
  • Lorel Marketing Group
  • Methacton School District
  • PersonLink/Public Health Management Corporation
  • The Peace Alliance
  • YMCA

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Graduate Schools attended by  Modern Language Graduates
  • American University
  • College of William and Mary
  • Howard
  • NYU Steinhardt
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers
  • University of North Texas

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