Languages

Your Careers Adviser

The Careers Advisers with responsibility for the School of Management and Languages are:

Lorraine Chambers (Room SR 1.09) and Elaine Lynch (Room SR 1.05)

Book an appointment if you want to speak to Lorraine or Elaine about your future career plans.

The resources on this web page have been selected to provide you with the best tools to help you with your career planning as well as the application process.

Job Profiles

To help you make an informed career choice Prospects have compiled comprehensive profiles on jobs and occupations throughout most sectors of industry and commerce. Each profile includes the following information:

  • Job Description and Typical Role Activities
  • Salary and Conditions
  • Entry Requirements
  • Further Training or Professional Study Required
  • Career Development Paths and Opportunities
  • Typical Employers and Vacancy Sources
  • Related Jobs
  • Graduate Case Studies
  • Useful Contacts and Further Resources
  • View Languages Job Profiles

Career Options

Discover career options relevant to your degree subject on the Prospects website. Don't forget - a wide variety of career options are open to students with 'any degree' subject! Find out:

  • What skills you have developed by studying your particular subject area
  • What your job options are with your degree
  • Which career areas do most graduates with your degree go into
  • What further study options are open to you
  • Useful contacts and further resources
  • View Career Options with Languages Degrees

Graduate Job Sites


Academics.com
- English language career site for working in the German-speaking area. The website is aimed at foreign academics, researchers and junior academics.

AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for graduates in languages

Association of Translation Companies - With a database of member companies

Babels - Babels is an international network of volunteer interpreters and translators whose main objective is to cover the interpreting needs of the Social Forums.

British Council - Language assistant opportunities

Corinium Language Associates - Multilingual recruitment service

Euractive - Publishing jobs and internships in EU affairs, from junior to top-level positions, the EurActiv JobSite provides you every day with the hottest vacancies in EU circles.

European Selection and Recruitment - Specialises in candidates who are fluent in two or more languages with additional skills such as IT, Sales, Marketing, Technical and Scientific

European Union - List of websites to help you research opportunities in EU political institutions.

Euro London - Consultancy for language recruitment

Heriot-Watt Languages Department

IOL - Institute of Linguists job opportunities page

Language Matters - Multilingual recruitment consultancy covering permanent, temporary and contract jobs in London, the Home Counties and Europe

Lingo24 - Translation Agency based in Aberdeen and London and a memeber of the Association of Translation Companies

multilingualvacancies.com - An online job board solely specialising in advertising language jobs in London, across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Top Language Jobs - Specialist language recruitment website for language jobs in the UK, London and Ireland.

Translations For Progress - The mission of Translations for progress is to facilitate communication within the global grass roots community and to create opportunities for language students and professionals to get involved in social issues.