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What are graduated JBU Spanish majors doing now?

JBU Spanish major graduate Spain

>> ELYSE TERRILL, Class of 2013, graduated with a double major in Spanish and Intercultural Studies. Click here to read more about her experience at JBU, her year of studying and teaching English in Spain, as well as her current job as a bilingual teacher's assistant in a Chicago public middle school.


Career Options

Spanish is the second most widely spoken native language in the world after Chinese. That means Spanish majors have innumerable opportunities to use their skills in a variety of careers. Possible jobs after graduation include, but are not limited to, translating or using your Spanish speaking skills in:

  • Adoption agencies
  • Missions Work
  • Court Interpreter
  • FBI linguist
  • State Department
  • Department of Human Services
  • Social Advocacy
  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Case Worker
  • Children's Ministry
  • Technical Writing
  • Medical Clinician
  • Medical Documentation
  • Public Relations
  • Bank Loans Adjuster
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Missions Agencies
  • Medical Research
  • Medical Technical Writing
  • Marketing
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Airline Worker
  • Tourism Agencies
  • Travel Agencies
  • Radio/TV writing
  • Bilingual Educator
  • School Administrators
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Interpretation for US diplomats or the United Nations