During this webinar we will discuss some of the career pathways for language students with alumni of UQ's language programs.

Our panel will inlcude: 

  • Andrew Dahms: Bachelor of  Arts (Japanese); Principal Program Manager – Enablement, Red Hat
  • Tahlia Smith: Bachelor of International Studies (International Relations, French), Diploma in Languages (Spanish); Executive Assistant to the Ambassador of Ecuador
  • Brooke Szucs: Bachelor of Arts (Major: Japanese,  Minors: French and German); English Teacher, Tokushima Daiichi English Village

Some of the areas likely to be covered in this session are

  • What are some of the careers open to language students? 
  • What are some of the key skills that language study gives you, and how should you articulate those to employers?  
  • Apart from translating or interpreting, what are some of the other careers open to language students, and how do you find them? 
  • Are there any specific experiences language students should focus on beyond their degree to help their employability? 
  • Should language students study postgraduate qualifications to further their career? 

This event will be held via Zoom, the link will be sent on the day of the event.


Zoom - link to be sent on day of event