Internships, Graduate Schools, Careers

Are there careers in French? Absolutely! In fact, the Wall Street Journal has reported that foreign languages and literatures are the top-paying majors in the liberal arts!

Carleton alumni with French and Francophone Studies majors and minors are engaged in a stunning array of careers around the globe, from running NGOs to teaching in higher education, from working in publishing to practicing law or medicine. A degree in French and Francophone Studies provides you with all the assets of a degree in English (communication skills, critical thinking, argumentation), with the added benefit that you have all these skills in two languages.

Aside from the inherent pleasure of working in different tongues, the added advantage of French opens up opportunities in Europe, Canada, twenty-three African nations, and more. You become a versatile player in the field of your choice.

The big question is: How to you get from here to there? The answer: Step by step. Visit the pages below to learn more.