Modern (Foreign) Languages
In a highly competitive world, with an ever more intricate global economy, proficiency in at least one additional language represents an invaluable asset. It opens wide opportunities for careers in business, law, government, communication, medicine, and many other fields.
The modern language options are:
Advising and Career Coaching
Gregory Roberts M.A.
Assistant to the Dean, School of Arts and Letters
Lead Academic Advisor, School of Arts & Letters
BAS & BIS Coordinator – Applied Science
Knobview Hall 110U
Phone: (812) 941-2584
Shane Thomas M.A.
Academic Advisor & Director
Knobview Hall 110W
Phone: (812) 941-2642
Learn from Professionals
Social Media and Networking
Consider following and/or joining these local and national organizations to meet professionals
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
- American Translators Association
- Kentucky World Language Association
- National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators
- National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare
Find and join IU Southeast student organizations through Grenadier Central.
Volunteer positions are a great way to get exposed to your field(s) of interest and to invest time in your local community.
- American Councils for International Education
- Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services
- Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau
- Backside Learning Center
- St. Matthews Area Ministries
IU Southeast students have completed the following internships to get related experience for their majors. For information on currently available internship opportunities, visit the Internships job board.
- Beaded Treasures Project – Operations and Events Intern
- World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana – International Visitors Program Intern
- Catholic Charities of Louisville, Inc. – Migration and Refugee Services Intern
- Kentucky Refugee Ministries – Youth Services Intern, Legal & Immigration Services Intern
- Asia Institute Crane House – Programs Intern, International Communications Intern
- Presbyterian Church – Copyeditor/Proofreader Intern
- Indiana Latino Institute – Summer Intern
This top employers list was created using the Linkedin Alumni Tool.
- BBN Technologies
- Jefferson County Public Schools
- Coquí Press
- Catholic Charities of Louisville
- JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Vocalink Language Services