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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

Languages students gain a highly marketable skill: multilingualism. Knowing several languages opens the door to innumerable career paths, such as:

  • bilingual officers
  • communications specialist
  • cultural officer
  • customs/immigration officer
  • dialect coach
  • editor
  • ESL instructor
  • exchange program coordinator
  • film translator (dubbing)
  • flight attendant
  • foreign correspondent
  • foreign services officer
  • import/export trader
  • international conference planner
  • interpreter
  • language consultant
  • linguist
  • multicultural relations manager
  • policy analyst
  • speech-language pathologist
  • teacher/educator
  • translator

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • conference/convention centres
  • educational institutions
  • entertainment industry
  • government
  • hospitality industry
  • international businesses
  • law enforcement organizations
  • media organizations
  • non-profit organizations
  • publishing organizations
  • travel/tourism organizations

"I couldn't have asked for a better program or department to spend my time in during my four years at Laurier. [...] The professors in the department make an already exciting experience even better because of their passion for the topics and their students."

– Amanda Stavropoulos (BA '13)

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