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 Millennium Challenge.
Here’s what other French majors have done after graduation:
JAG Attorney with U.S. Navy
Develops foreign policy with the Millennium Challenge, Washington, D.C.
Vice president of a securities trading company; MBA from Northwestern University
Lutheran Community Services Specialist, Thrivent Financial, Saint Louis, Mo.
VP for Administration, international firm
International sales for a manufacturer
Ministry / Service
Works with Sous Espwa (Source of Hope), ministry of Christian Reformed Church, Haiti
Dean of Kendall College’s School of Culinary Arts, Chicago, Illinois
Director of Study Abroad programs, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
French teacher, Thornton Fractional High School, Calumet City, Illinois
Assistante d’anglais (English teaching assistant), French public schools, Châlons-en-Champagne, France
French teacher, Indiana
French teacher, River Forest High School, Hobart, Indiana