The versatility of speaking a common language translates to a variety of career fields and future studies. Put your Spanish to work in a variety of fields seeking bilingual speakers or dive deeper into the world of Spanish-speaking culture in advanced studies.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in education, law, nonprofit service, therapy, business and finance, marketing and advertising, diplomacy, human resources, translation, and government.

They can also go on to earn advanced degrees in Latin American studies, bilingual/bicultural education, Spanish language and literature, geography, and journalism and mass communication.

Educational Outcomes

Recent Spanish graduates have gone on to pursue graduate and professional school programs that include:

  • Princeton University, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, Ph.D.
  • Indiana University Bloomington, Hispanic Linguistics, M.A.
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Romance Languages, Spanish, Ph.D.
  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Translation & Interpretation: Spanish/English, M.A.
  • University of Chicago, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, M.A.

Employment Outcomes

Recent Spanish graduates have pursued full-time employment in roles that include:

  • High School Spanish Teacher, Teach For America
  • Cultural Ambassador, North American Culture and Language Assistants Program
  • ESL Teacher, Intrinsic Schools
  • Director of Ground Operations, Finca Santa Marta
  • Conversation Assistant (Auxiliar de Conversación), C.E.I.P Peña Luenga
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