Academics

Careers in German for International Business

With a degree in German for International Business from WLC, students are equipped to endeavor into a multitude of fields based on the each student's individual interests. Examples of International Business career possibilities include:

  • Foreign Service Officer/ Diplomat
  • International Account Rep
  • International Marketing/Sales Analyst
  • International Financial Analyst
  • International Banking Officer
  • International Stock Broker
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist
  • International Product Manager
  • Import/Export Agent
  • International Law

There are four main types of international business career arrangements:

  • Live in the U.S. and work for a U.S. company that does business abroad with a German firm, with little or no travel involved.
  • Live in the U.S. and travel abroad frequently to represent a U.S. company.
  • Live in a German-speaking country while working for a U.S. company, and travel back to the U.S. occasionally or rarely.
  • Live in the U.S. and work for a company that is based in a German-speaking country with little or no travel involved.

Positions in upper-level international management usually require an MBA or master's degree.