Careers in Spanish

The job descriptions come from the O*Net and US Department of Labor; for more details, check out the web site: Occupational Outlook Handbook.


With a degree in Spanish, one can hold a position such as a teacher, textbook publisher, study abroad program coordinator, etc.  These types of careers can be found in universities and colleges, public and private elementary and secondary schools, libraries, English language institutes, international training institutes, student exchange programs, educational administration and many more.

Arts, Media, and Entertainment

Careers within the arts, media, and entertainment industries include positions in advertising, journalism/broadcasting, museums, public relations, publishing/editing, radio stations, television networks, translation and interpreting, etc.


In the travel industry jobs include many opportunities for majors in marketing, accounting, finance, economics and much more. With a diverse world, degrees in foreign languages are needed to help communicate with customers traveling.

Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and translators enable the cross-cultural communication necessary in today’s society by converting one language into another, paying special attention to different cultures. Interpreters convert one spoken language into another; translators convert written materials from one language into another. 

Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations and Sales Managers

Managers in this field plan and direct programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for employer or client; or solicit and maintain funds for special projects and nonprofit organizations. They also determine the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies, and overseeing product develop is also the responsibility of managers.

Industry and Commerce

Industry and Commerce represents and promotes the area's business economy, and encourages business and industrial investment, broadening the tax base and providing employment.

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