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Where to search for language-related jobs

These listings are by no means exhaustive. If you think you'd like to work for a specific company or agency, check out its independent website. Many have their own job listings and application information online. Being proactive is the key to finding the job you want.

General searches for language-related jobs in the United States and abroad

Start off by conduct searches at general job search sites. Use keywords like Languages or the name of a specific language for a general search. Add other fields of interest to narrow your focus. Register for free and then search by language keyword. Database includes 1000s of language-related jobs. You can post your resume and apply for any jobs at no cost. If you're interested in positions outside the United States, don't forget to try the Monster Work Abroad search module (Click to the Sitemap, then on Overseas Jobs.)
Yahoo! HotJobs : Search for jobs in the United States, post your resume, and apply to as many jobs as you like for free.
America's Job Bank: Searchable database of jobs in the U.S. Post resumes and apply for free.
JobPilot: Search for jobs in 11 European countries. Search by region, industry, and/or keyword (type in language name). Post resume and apply for jobs free. Free, searchable international database of jobs. Search by keyword (language name) for language-relevant positions. Post resume and apply online for free.

See also the Internship opportunities listings. These sometimes include longer-term positions.

Language-related jobs in specific sectors and regions
U.S. Federal Government Jobs: One-stop source for jobs with the United States Federal Government.
U.S. State Department Jobs: Explore U.S. government job openings in the State Department, intelligence agencies.
U.S. Intelligence Agencies Jobs: Job opportunities in various government agencies dealing with Intelligence issues.
CIA Foreign Language Positions: The CIA pays bonuses to new employees hired into language-specific positions. Research, examination of foreign media, and the teaching of 16 different languages are central to the CIA mission.
U.S. Agency for International Development: Jobs opportunities in U.S.-funded international development programs.
U.N. Vacancies: Browse the list of job openings with the United Nations.
International Civil Service Commission: Links to job opportunities throughout all organizations under the umbrella of the United Nations (Choose in the drop down menu: Links to Job Opportunities in the UN System)
Federal Career Intern Program: Two-year entry-level internships in government that lead to full-time positions.
Eurograduate: Job o opportunities across Europe for graduates, many of which require proficiency in a foreign language.
Bilingual Jobs: Jobs database for bilingual professionals.
Language Jobs: Job search for language professionals worldwide.
Translation Jobs Worldwide: A list of firms that hires translators.
Just London Jobs: Select Multilingual Jobs for jobs in London that require knowledge of other languages. Work Abroad: Register and then go to the Sitemap and click on Overseas Jobs.
International Jobs: Searchable database of language-related employment in locations around the world.
Accent Jobs: Job agency in New York City that places bilingual professionals in both temporary and permanent assignments.
Net Temps: Placement agency for temporary, contract and full time positions. Search using the name of the relevant language.
International Language Communications: A multilingual recruitment agency that hires across industry sectors in the UK.

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