A knowledge of one or more foreign languages can be useful in a wide range of careers. For some jobs, such as translating, interpreting and language teaching, language skills are the main requirement. For other jobs a combination of languages and other qualifications, knowledge or skills may be needed. For example, people with languages plus IT, law, finance or sales skills are much sought-after.
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Organisations that market their products or services in many countries and therefore are keen to employ people with foreign language skills.
United Nations and other international organisations
Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Broadcasts in the languages of Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Southwestern Asia) - based in Prague:
Freelance translation jobs
Other possibilities include multinational companies, radio and TV stations, universities, colleges and other educational institutions, and hotels.
Jobs in many countries
Jobs in international organisations
International IT & Tech jobs
Jobs in Canada
Jobs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Jobs in India
Jobs in Ireland
Jobs in Italy
Jobs in South Africa
Jobs in Renewable Energy, Science & Technology, Environmental Internships, Green Management, etc in many countries: http://www.ofertia.com/empleos-sostenibles/jobs/
http://www.frontrecruitment.co.uk (front of house staff)
http://www.linguistsdirect.com (jobs in IT and telecommunications)
http://www.french-selection.co.uk (jobs for French, German and Spanish speakers)
http://www.frenchrecruitment.co.uk (jobs for French speakers)
http://www.germany-usa.com (jobs in Germany and the USA)
http://www.jac-recruitment.co.uk (jobs for Japanese speakers)
http://www.cpir.com (jobs for Japanese speakers)
http://www.approachpeople.com (jobs in France, Ireland, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland and Spain)
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