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Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers : Opportunities In! Series - Wilga M. Rivers

Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers

Opportunities In! Series

Paperback Published: 16th September 2004
ISBN: 9780071437240
Number Of Pages: 196

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The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . explores a vast range of professions.

Each book offers:

  • The latest information on a field of interest
  • Training and education requirements for each career
  • Salary statistics for different positions within each field
  • Up-to-date professional and Internet resources
  • And much more

Forewordp. ix
Love of Languages: The Foreign Language Fieldp. 1
Employment opportunities
Career potential
Level of language skill
Cultural understanding
Which language will you need?
Choosing a college or graduate school
Autonomous improvement and maintenance
What are the realities?
Isn't English enough?
Importance of Foreign Languagesp. 19
The want ads
Comments of business and professional people
Personal attributes for success
Educational Trainingp. 29
Secondary school
Choice of a foreign language
Your decision
Getting practice
Special training
Bilingual office job training
Planning your courses
Government service
International careers
World Trade Opportunitiesp. 51
Importance of linguistic training
Overseas opportunities
Foreign trade
Overseas assignments
Government Positionsp. 71
Civil service
Department of State
Foreign Service
Central Intelligence Agency
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Department of Defense
National Security Agency
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Drug Enforcement Administration
United Nations
Peace Corps
Special Vocationsp. 107
Auto industry
Film industry
Foreign missionary work
Health services
International relations
Library science
Museum work
Secretarial work
Social work
Travel and tourism
Teaching Languagesp. 129
Historical background
Current situation in the United States
Foreign language teaching in the United States
Bilingual education and TESOL
Foreign Languages in the Elementary Schools (FLES)
College teaching
The Job Searchp. 155
Letter of application
Resume preparation
Personal interview
Employment abroad
Securing a job in South America
Business opportunities
Government positions
Analyzing job offers
Professional Associationsp. 163
Government Agenciesp. 171
Periodicalsp. 177
Travel, Study, and Exchange Programsp. 183
Bibliographyp. 191
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ISBN: 9780071437240
ISBN-10: 007143724X
Series: Opportunities In! Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 16th September 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.7  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Type: New edition