Service and Education
- Educational administration
- Civil service
- Social work
- Mission work
- Library science
- Health services
- Religious and volunteer organizations
- International organizations
- Law enforcement agencies
- Social service agencies
- K-12 schools
- Professional language schools
- English language institutes
- Overseas dependents' schools
Information & Strategies
- Obtain state teacher licensure for K-12 teaching.
- Develop superior written and oral communication skills in the English language including proper sentence structure and comprehensive vocabulary.
- Notify local hospitals, schools, and chambers of commerce of your availability to translate or interpret for international visitors.
- Minor or double major in another subject that you could also teach.
- Consider teaching English in another country.
- Obtain a graduate degree for college or university teaching opportunities.
- Get experience by becoming a teacher assistant or tutor.
- Be familiar with the cultural base of your language (literature, art, politics, etc.) as well as with cultural traditions.
- Specialize in an area of research.
- Plan to take both written and oral examinations to become an interpreter.
- Get a part-time job teaching English as a second language.
- Volunteer with government programs such as Peace Corps or VISTA.