Careers in French
Carrie -- from Valpo to Morocco to D.C.!
Read Carrie's story.

Wondering what career your French major will prepare you for?

Many graduates have found that their excellent communication skills in both French and English have led to exciting professional opportunities.  After graduation, Carrie worked as a Senior Investigator at the Chicago Board of Trade for a few years and then headed to Morocco as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  Carrie next obtained her Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.  Today she works in Washington, D.C. developing foreign policy with the Millenium Challenge.

Here's what other French majors have done after graduation:


• Paul
  JAG Attorney with U.S. Navy

• Carrie
  Develops foreign policy with the Millenium Challenge, Washington, D.C.


• Tina
  Vice President of a securities trading company; MBA from Northwestern University

• Allison
  Lutheran Community Services Specialist, Thrivent Financial, Saint Louis, MO

• Tina
   VP for Administration, international firm

• Vel
   International sales for a manufacturer

Ministry / Service

• Jenny
  Works with Sous Espwa (Source of Hope), ministry of Christian Reformed Church, Haiti


• Chris
  Dean of Kendall's School of Culinary Arts, Chicago, Illinois

• Mary
  French Teacher, Thornton Fractional High School, Calumet City, Illinois

• Emily
  Assistante d'anglais (English Teaching Assistant), French public schools, Châlons-en-Champagne, France

• Wendy
  French Teacher, Indiana

• Ricky
  French Teacher, River Forest High School, Hobart, Indiana