Prepare for a Career in Languages and Communication
With technology constantly evolving, interacting with others has never been easier. But communicating meaningfully and connecting with people of different cultures, ideologies or histories can be an art.
SLU's programs in the languages and communication can help you develop skills to effectively reach diverse audiences in a variety of ways, laying a foundation that can translate into nearly any career possible.
Graduate Ready for Your Career in Languages and Communication
Communication is at the heart of every business transaction, research enterprise and health advance. Being able to contextualize information, relay concepts fluidly and form or facilitate meaningful connections between people is critical in any profession. At SLU, you can begin practicing those skills from day one and gain valuable hands-on experience in the mediums that interest you most.
In one of my Spanish classes, I got the opportunity to volunteer as an interpreter for a caregiving class. As a volunteer interpreter, I learned important skills and lessons on how to utilize the Spanish language to connect and converse with my future patients."— Emily Gier, Spanish and Exercise Science Major
Where Do SLU's Languages and Communication Alumni Work?
The New American Economy reports that the demand for bilingual workers more than doubled over five years. Saint Louis University offers more than 48 study abroad programs that can help you develop language skills and an understanding of different cultures.
According to data from Equifax Consumer reporting agency company, employers for graduates of SLU's populations, politics and history programs include:
- Fleishman-Hillard Inc.
- Glassdoor Inc.
- Abelson-Taylor Inc.
- Anheuser-Busch InBev
- Brighton Agency
- Centene Corporation
growth expected in media and communications jobs by 2030*
degrees offered on SLU's campus in Madrid, Spain
growth expected in interpreter and translator jobs by 2030*
average salary for alumni from SLU language and communication bachelor's programs five year after graduation**