Latin American Studies

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Archivist
  • Community Affairs Expert
  • Conflict Mediator
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Corporate Diversity Trainer
  • Counselor*
  • Cultural Affairs Officer
  • Domestic & International Advocacy
  • Employee Relations
  • FBI Agent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Immigration Officer
  • Import/Export Specialist
  • International Consultant
  • International Educator*
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist
  • Museum Curator
  • Nonprofit Administrator
  • Politician
  • Professor*
  • Public Policy Specialist
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Social Worker*

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Community Centers/Agencies
  • Embassies
  • Federal, Local & State Government
  • International Agencies
  • Multinational Corporations
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Travel Industry

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Allergan
  • AmeriCorps
  • Cargill
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Hennepin County
  • Immigrant Law Center
  • InVentiv Health
  • K-12 Schools
  • MN State Institutions
  • Stearns County
  • Three Rivers Park District
  • YMCA/YWCA

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$18,000-$27,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Decision making skills
  • Diplomatic
  • Foreign language skills
  • Human relations
  • Independent
  • Influential
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Resourceful
  • Stress management
  • Team player