Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

Explore how an internship can help expand your opportunities after graduation

Department Internships

Latin American Studies students have secured internships at community organizations such as


The skills gained from a liberal arts degree are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. Apply the experience and knowledge acquired in the Latin American Studies Major to your professional pursuits across many organizations and fields, including academics, cultural institutions, government agencies or the social sciences. The versatility of this program’s curriculum helps you graduate with valuable skill sets sought by many employers. 

Employment of Latin American Studies majors in the U.S. is estimated to grow in the coming years. The largest employers are

  • local, state and federal government agencies; and 
  • professional, scientific and technical services.

Many students pursue graduate degree programs or law school, and others pursue an array of potential career paths. Potential careers include the following opportunities. 

  • Anthropologist
  • Archivist
  • Civil services employee
  • Cultural officer
  • Culture arts center officer
  • Diplomacy
  • Federal agent
  • Foreign service officer
  • Government agency administrator
  • Healthcare
  • Import/export specialist
  • International affairs
  • International correspondent
  • International student coordinator
  • International trade specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Language professor
  • Lawyer
  • Linguist
  • Police officer
  • Public administrator
  • Public policy specialist
  • Research professor
  • Social worker
  • State Department
  • Teacher
  • Technical writer
  • Tourism industry
  • Translator
  • University administration

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