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Foreign Language Skills and Related Careers

Skills

  • Acknowledging value systems
  • Adapting to other cultures
  • Assessing needs
  • Clarifying ideas
  • Collaborating as part of a team
  • Communicating between cultures
  • Comparing translation interpretations
  • Compiling/recording data
  • Designing instruments
  • Determining the needs of others
  • Establishing hypotheses
  • Evaluating evidence
  • Evaluating information
  • Evaluating results
  • Explaining complex concepts
  • Gathering information
  • Interpreting data
  • Interviewing non-judgmentally
  • Listening carefully
  • Organizing materials/information
  • Reading critically
  • Reading for content and structure
  • Reading/writing another language
  • Reporting and editing
  • Summarizing ideas
  • Understanding cultural diversity
  • Understanding historical language change
  • Weighing values
  • Working with original sources in many fields
  • Working with research subjects
  • Writing clearly

     

Related Careers

  • Accountant
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Advertising Manager
  • Air Traffic Assistant
  • Archivist
  • Art Dealer
  • Auditor
  • Banking Correspondent
  • Bilingual Educator
  • Bilingual Officers/Clerks andTellers
  • Bookkeeper
  • Civil Service Employee
  • Commercial Loan Officer
  • Computer Systems Designer
  • Consultant
  • Copywriter
  • Court Interpreter
  • Cultural Attaché
  • Cultural Officer
  • Customs /Immigration Officer
  • Drug Enforcement Agent
  • Editor
  • Escort/Interpreter/Guide
  • FBI Agent
  • Filmmaker
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Planning Associate
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign Diplomat
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Foreign Service Peacekeeper
  • Foreign Service Specialist
  • Foreign Social Worker
  • Fund-Raiser
  • Human Resources Director
  • Importer/Exporter
  • Intelligence Researcher
  • Intelligence Specialist
  • International Account Manager
  • International Banking Officer
  • International Consultant
  • International Hotel Admin.
  • International Trade Economist
  • International Trade Specialist
  • International Conference Planner
  • Interpreter
  • Investment Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Lawyer
  • Library Technician
  • Linguist
  • Media Specialist
  • Missionary
  • Multi-Lingual Port Receptionist
  • Museum Curator
  • Musician
  • National Security Agent
  • Negotiator
  • Overseas Personnel Manager
  • Overseas Plant Manager
  • Paralegal
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Performer/Video Artist
  • Pharmaceutical Rep.
  • Pharmacist
  • Police Officer
  • Politician
  • Production Supervisor
  • Professor
  • Proofreader
  • Public Health Administrator
  • Publishing Specialist
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Radio/TV Announcer
  • Reporter
  • Salesperson
  • Scientific Linguist
  • Scientific Translator/Interpreter
  • Senior Credit Analyst
  • Sports Agent
  • Teacher
  • Telecommunications Sales
  • TESO/ESL Teacher
  • Theme Designer
  • Translator
  • Transport Equipment Manager
  • Travel Agent Tour Organizer
  • Travel Writer
  • UNESCO Official
  • Writer