Learn a Foreign Language to Widen your Horizons
Looking for a summer vocational course which will in enhancing your CV and help your career graph rise? In order to boost up your qualifications we suggest you to indulge in a foreign language certificate course. There are number of universities and colleges in India offering Language courses. But why foreign language? Here is a list of career options you can opt after completing your foreign language course-
The best way of utilising the talent of having command over a foreign language is by working as a translator.
Several companies hire people having good communication skills in a foreign language. Publishing houses are in constant need for translators and pay a huge amount for the same. Tourism, interpretation and translation, embassies, diplomatic service, entertainment, public relations and mass communication are some fields which need translators.
2) Language teacher/guide-
Schools all over India now offer learning of various foreign languages including German, French, Spanish etc. This thereby increases the demand of people who have pursued foreign language as a career option. Besides teaching in a school, teaching in educational institutions also is a good career option.
3) Working in an embassy-
If you have learned a foreign language through a certified educational institution such as Max Muller in Delhi then you may be directly placed in embassies where your work will be to attend the clients from the foreign countries and deal with foreign diplomats.
4) Tourist guide-
Another way of enhancing your career is by becoming a tourist guide.
This would require good knowledge of important places where you are serving as a guide. However once you get into this field you will be earning good amount of income by putting in little effort.
5) Working with an MNC -
With the increase in globalisation, the number of MNCs (Multi National Company) in India is increasing rapidly. There is a great opportunity for people with knowledge of an additional language. Your job here will be receiving guests, communicating with them, translating their demands, making deals etc.
Following are the Universities offering Language courses in India-
- School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
- Alliance Francaise
- Rajasthan University, Jaipur
- University of Delhi, New Delhi
- Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages, New Delhi
- Japanese Information and Cultural Centre, New Delhi
- Ram Krishna Mission, Kolkata
- Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce, Mumbai
- Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
- Max Mueller Bhavan in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Chennai
- Pune University, Pune
- Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad
Get ready to experience a new language and a new world.