Wondering what career your German major will prepare you for? Many graduates have found that their excellent communication skills in both German and English have led to exciting professional opportunities. Take a look at the examples below or click on a photo for a more detailed alumni profile.
Government and Press Relations Associate at NAFSA (International Studies Organization), Washington, D.C.
Deputy Press Secretary for Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN), Washington, D.C.
International Economist, Office of Trade Policy Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
Market Researcher, MRC, Sulzbach, Germany
Logistics Order Administrator, Siemens AG, Hoffmann Estates, Illinois
Sales Representative, Venta Luftwäscher, Elk Grove Village, Illinois
In-House Translator, Transline Deutschland, Reutlingen, Germany
Science and Technology
Manufacturing Engineer, Stryker Instruments, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Mechanical Associate, Sargent and Lundy, Chicago, Illinois
Technical Team Leader, Gentex, Zeeland, Michigan
Associate Dean, International Programs, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest, Illinois
Associate Professor of German, Purdue University, West-Lafayette, Indiana
Koordinatorin, Deutsch-Amerikanischer Studiengang/MSc, ESB, Hochschule Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany
German Teacher, Hammond High School, Hammond, Indiana
School of Language Studies, Foreign Service Institute, State Department, Washington, D.C.
European Rail Reservation Agent, DER-Deutsches Reisebüro, Chicago, Illinois
Travel Coordinator, AHI Travel, Rosemont, Illinois
Volunteer, United States Peace Corps, Namibia
Community Organizer, National Community Church, Washington, D.C.
Minister, Edina Community Lutheran Church, Edina, Minnesota