The Francophone world makes up a large portion of our globe, and its culture has influence far beyond the borders of French-speaking countries. 

Adept interpreters, like graduates of the French and Francophone studies program at Lawrence, are needed to blend business with cultural understanding and linguistic proficiency. Advanced study either in the United States or in a French-speaking country is a common destination, as is working in key industries like education, medicine, law, business, fashion, social work, marketing, and more.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in education, medicine, law, business, library science, fashion, photography, social work, marketing, global development, finance, diplomacy and public affairs.

They can also earn advanced degrees in education, journalism, marketing, law, business, art and graphic design, foreign policy or affairs.

Examples of recent employers

  • French Cultural Embassy
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • Brown University
  • The John Marshall Foundation
  • Tiffany & Co.

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • University of Denver
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • George Washington University
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Stanford University
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