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Career Options

For those majoring in modern languages and cultures, there are a number of lucrative career paths after college.

Want to learn more about potential career opportunities for your major?  “What You Can Do with a Major In…?,” brought to you by the VMI Office of Career Services, provides an overview of a variety of occupation options. Enroll today in FOCUS 2 using the access code "keydet" to sign-up and start to explore your options after VMI.

Here are some examples of occupations that may interest you:

Foreign Language Interpreter $51,260.00
Foreign Language Translator (Written Material) $51,260.00
Foreign Service Officer $96,970.00
Literacy Education Teachers $55,140.00
Missionary Worker $49,450.00
Social and Community Service Managers $70,870.00
Technical Publications Writers $73,160.00
Writer/ Author $71,920.00

* Salary data provided by Focus2 and US Department of Labor (2022)

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