Careers and Beyond

Internships have been available to students majoring in Latin American Studies through community organizations like Taller Puertorriqueño, Congreso de Latinos Unidos and the Latin American Economic Development Association.

Employment of Latin American studies majors is estimated to grow. More job opportunities may exist in parts of the United States with a large Latino population, such as Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, Texas and California.

Largest Employers of Latin American Studies Majors

  • State and local government
  • Federal government
  • Professional, scientific and technical services

Potential Careers

  • Anthropologist
  • Diplomacy
  • International affairs
  • Cultural officer
  • Interpreter
  • Lawyer
  • University administration
  • Public administrator
  • Police officer
  • Social worker
  • Teacher
  • State Department
  • Research Professor
  • Healthcare
  • Tourism Industry
  • Archivist
  • Civil services employee
  • Culture arts center officer
  • Federal agent
  • Foreign service officer
  • Government agency administrator
  • Import/export specialist
  • International correspondent
  • International student coordinator
  • International trade specialist
  • Journalist
  • Language professor
  • Linguist
  • Public policy specialist
  • Technical writer
  • Translator

Alumni Spotlight

Many of our distinguished alumni have gone on to great accomplishments. The stories below feature some of our outstanding alumni who have risen to levels of professional acclaim and success.


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