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A degree that translates into a career

No matter what your future career aspirations are, majoring or minoring in a language will have employers seeking you out when it's time to graduate. Knowing and understanding another language opens doors to various jobs, including:

  • Museum Curator
  • Travel Writer
  • Reporter
  • Bilingual Educator
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Government Official
  • Medical Professional
  • Interpreter/Translator/Guide

Get help going after what you want

The people at Career Services are here to support you in your internship or job hunt. Bring your résumé for review, practice your interview skills and much more. They also have an online portal called Handshake where internships and jobs are posted by employers looking to hire Blugolds. Get connected with this great resource early on during your time at UWEC.

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Where in the world are Blugold alums?

Our Blugold alums are living and working all around the globe. From teaching in Wisconsin and China to working at Canada's Space Telescope Science Institute, our graduates are finding ways to bring their passions into the workforce. Find their stories and connect with them through the Connect Blugold Network or the languages department's annual Polyglot newsletter.

Help Blugolds have opportunities like yours

Do you want to support the languages department? Any donation goes a long way in helping Blugolds have a great experience at UW-Eau Claire. Your donation will go toward new scholarships and extracurricular events such as speakers or conferences. Help enhance the learning environment for each and every one of our current students.  

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