World Languages and Literatures

So I'm a World Languages and Literatures Major, Now What?

A degree in World Languages & Literatures prepares students for careers in teaching, translating, and interpreting, civil service, tourism, journalism, broadcasting, publishing, as well as international business and finance.

For additional information regarding the majors and degrees within the Department of World Languages and Literatures, please visit the department website.


Where Do My People Work?

Common Career Tracks


Where Do I Look for Opportunities?

Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.

General Job/Internship Boards


Industry Specific



How Can I Get Involved?

Students Clubs

Professional Organizations


How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?

Job Search Tips

Campus Resources