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Getting started


There are a wide range of occupations available to you with a language degree. A great place to start planning is by exploring job profiles which provide key responsibilities, skill requirements, starting salaries, entry requirements and career prospects in the various roles available. 




Keep up-to-date

Here are some key resources to help you keep updated with industry news.


Provides information on relevant graduate jobs and schemes, internships and placements and specifically has careers advice on securing a graduate job with a languages degree.
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The Institute of Translation and Interpreting is an independent professional association of practising translators and interpreters, providing information and advice to those starting out in their careers.
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Translation industry career guide which includes case studies and useful links.
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The European Personnel Selection Office's guide to careers with the European Union.
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The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is a global, non-profit trade association for the language industry, offering information, professional development, expert resources, opportunities for collaboration, networking and increased visibility for their members.
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The International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) provides information and advice on becoming a conference interpreter.
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Get in touch

Visit our career centre:

Rosalind Franklin East, 28 Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, PO1 2DD

Email: careers@port.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)23 9284 2684


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