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.

Educational Outcomes

Recent French & Francophone Studies graduates have gone on to pursue graduate and professional school programs that include:

  • Johns Hopkins - Bloomberg School of Public Health , Public Health, M.S.
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Library and Information Science, M.L.I.S.
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, Professional French, M.A.
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, French & International Development, M.A.
  • Washington University, Occupational Therapy, M.S.O.T.

Employment Outcomes

Recent French & Francophone Studies graduates have pursued full-time employment in roles that include:

  • Assistant Language Teacher, Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF)
  • English Language Assistant, French Ministry of Education 
  • Paralegal, Igbanugo Partners International Law Firm
  • Teacher, Teach For America
  • Appolearning Expert (French tutor), Appolicious, Inc.
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