What Can You Do With a Major in Languages, Literatures and Cultures?

Languages, literatures and cultures major careers and jobs

What can you do with a major in languages, literatures and cultures? This major prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of careers, including education, international affairs and business. About a third of our graduates pursue further education in law, medical or graduate school.

Jobs for languages, literatures and cultures majors

Recent languages, literatures and cultures graduates can be found employed with:

  • multinational firms
  • international banks
  • foreign service
  • schools in the United States and abroad
  • translating and interpreting agencies
  • international news agencies
  • airlines

You'll also find them in law, medical or graduate school at places such as:

  • Cornell University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvard University
  • Marquette University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Temple University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Florida