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Beyond HWS

German hip-hop artists Pyranja (second
from right) and Amewu (second from
left) with German students Elizabeth
Kniffin '14 and Nathaniel Yood '14 after
a German hip-hop concert at Syracuse
University.

So, what can you do with a German degree? The question is: What CAN’T you do with a German degree?

Studying German is not just memorizing vocabulary and learning grammar. It teaches you how to think, how to problem solve; it hones your critical thinking and fosters independence, it exposes you to other ideas and modes of thought; it challenges you to expand your perspectives and reflect on your own worldview. The skills, discipline, and range of experiences gained by a German major can give you an advantage when pursuing any of the following professions:

academics/education

  • historian
  • interpreter
  • librarian
  • museum curator
  • professor
  • researcher
  • study abroad advisor at college/university
  • teacher
  • translator

the arts

  • actor
  • documentarian
  • fashion design
  • musician
  • singer

business/finance

  • advertising
  • banker
  • entrepreneur
  • financial analyst
  • investment analyst
  • marketing

legal

  • attorney
  • judge

government/public policy

  • diplomatic corps
  • fellow at international think tank
  • foreign affairs expert

publishing

  • author
  • broadcast journalist
  • editor
  • journalist
  • magazine editor
  • website editor

service industry

  • airline services
  • hotel manager
  • restaurateur
  • tour guide

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