/ Asked by Kristine
What jobs would you recommend for a Bachelors Degree in Spanish?
Answered by Ashley, Hiring Expert at Cardinal Health, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014
There are several jobs you can do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish; it all depends on your field of interest and previous experience. Several companies are seeking bilingual employees so this is definitely an added skill you have over other applicants. I have personally seen people take jobs within human resources, customer service positions, project management, information technology and other various roles. I would recommend searching jobs that are in your field of interest and see if any of them have Spanish as a requirement for the position.
Answered by Heather, Hiring Expert at The Hershey Company, on Thursday, December 18, 2014
Speaking a 2nd language is a great asset to have. Lots of companies are looking for that additional feature when hiring an employee for all types of roles. In some roles it is a requirement. Depending on your past experience and/or your desire to go into a specific area (customer service, sales, finance, human resources, etc.) that will help steer you in the right direction. On the other side you could go for a Spanish Tutor or Translation Work.
Answered by Dana, Hiring Expert at ManpowerGroup, on Thursday, December 18, 2014
A degree is Spanish is unquestionably versatile, and there are many career paths you may wish to explore, depending on your location, your interests, and your ambitions. All kinds of employers require experts with Spanish-language proficiency, so the possibilities are vast. This could include roles within government, education, tourism, hospitality, sales, media, customer service, public relations, marketing, healthcare, technology, or NGOs, just to name a few.

Lots of colleges and universities have excellent ideas on the topic, and info worth checking out. Start here and explore some of their suggestions and strategies: http://louisville.edu/spanish/what-can-i-do-with-a-major-in-spanish.html

You can also explore sites that focus on specific roles, such as translation services, to see their recommendations: http://www.spanish-translation-help.com/spanish-degree-careers.html

Specialty job boards like LatPro are a great way to find bilingual positions if you have Spanish-language experience: http://www.latpro.com/

Sites like WANTED Analytics can tell you the most common jobs which require Spanish-proficiency, and also the parts of the country where this talent is in demand:
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