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Careers with French

What can I do with a degree in Literature? Possible career paths include:

• Careers in Media, Public Relations, Journalism & Broadcasting, News industries (print, online), Publishing/Editing/Copywriting, Advertising/Marketing, Design

• Library and Information Sciences, Research, Records/Media Archivist, Curator, Project Management

• Foreign Services/Foreign Affairs Specialist, Customs, International Development, Political Aid, International Cultural Organizations and NGOs, Mission work, Religious organizations, Foreign correspondent

• Cultural and Creative Industries (Film, Script Writer/Screenwriter, Showrunner/Executive Producer, Performance arts and management, Museum work, Television, Radio, Media companies, Media content production, Book industry)


What can I do with a degree in Linguistics? Possible career paths include:

• Careers in Health Professions such as Speech Pathology/Health, Speech Therapy, Audiology, Hearing Health

• Teaching Language or Second language acquisition, Teacher Training, Educational Service and Administration (Student Affairs, International Student Services)

• Careers in Media, Public Relations, Journalism, Publishing/Editing/Copywriting, Technical Writing

• Language, Voice, Speech, Text Recognition, Synthesis Programming, Terminology, Language Assessment, Language Analysis, Language Training, Forensic Linguistics

• Bilingual Customer Service Specialist, Language Localisation, Software/Games/Web site localization


What can I do with a degree in French as a Second language? Career paths include:

• Bilingual Customer Services, Resort Management, Hospitality Industry, Travel Agent, Flight Attendant, Cruise lines

• Federal and Provincial Government, Immigration Officer, Customs Officer, Law Enforcement, Chamber of Commerce, Convention Centres, Sports organizations and management


What can I do with a degree in French Language Learning? Career paths include:

• Teaching; Translation; Public Relations Officer; Communication Specialist

• Journalism; International development


Revue Arborescences

Considérant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue Arborescences se veut un espace de réflexion sur les enjeux actuels des études françaises aussi bien en littérature, en linguistique qu’en didactique.

History of the Department

French Studies at the University of Toronto 1853-1993