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:https://www.wantedanalytics.com/analysis/posts/most-common-jobs-to-require-spanish-speaking-candidates