The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers majors in German and Spanish. When you learn one of these languages, you become an educated citizen with skills valuable in business, finance, communications, social services, education, science, technology and government.
Explore Career Opportunities with Spanish
The Hispanic market today the most rapidly expanding market in the United States. Hispanic consumers have become a driving force in the largest national markets, including southern and northern California, New York, Chicago, Florida, Texas, and others. Some marketing studies show that Hispanics prefer to make buying decisions in Spanish and not surprisingly, there are many career fields in the U.S. are transitioning to bilingual services.
Students who fluently speak a world language, study abroad and build expertise in a second field develop promising career opportunities. Some develop careers as international marketers, bilingual customer service representatives or international account auditors. World languages students who earn teacher certification have close to a 100 percent job-placement rate.
Get Involved on Campus
A number of student organizations exist for UW-Stevens Point students to develop their world language skills, including Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
and Spanish Club
. UW-Stevens Point is host to the Wisconsin Nicaragua Partners of American
, a progressive and viable humanitarian service organization actively implementing and administering programs in Nicaragua. The non-profit operates out of Nelson Hall and has many volunteer opportunites available.
Gain Experience Outside the Classroom
Spanish: Culture, diversity, and success places students in internships in Mexico and Spain. Internships are available in business/finance, engineering, tourism, information technology, media/communications, international relations, the nonprofit sector, Spanish studies and economics. In cooperation with the Office of International Programs, we offer semester long language immersion programs in Oaxaca, Mexico and Valladolid, Spain.
Meet Your Spanish Professors