Internships & other post-graduate opportunities

The beginning of your post-graduate career might be the ideal time to explore an international internship or other short-term experience. Many organizations offer these, and it pays to become familiar with their websites as you plan ahead.

Experience with a second language gives you an edge when looking for international English teaching jobs. Look at the options offered by organizations such as these:

Graduate & professional study

A Germanic Studies major will also prepare you for entry into graduate programs in a wide variety of fields, including area studies, foreign languages and literatures, history, politics, religious studies, international studies, or business.

With careful planning, and in consultation with the Health Professions and Prelaw Center, you could also prepare to enter law school, medical school, or other professional programs.

Students who pursue graduate studies in German have gone into careers with top academic and research institutions, the United Nations, World Bank, non-governmental organizations, media, private entrepreneurship, and the military and intelligence communities.