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What Can I do With a Certificate in Chicano/Latino Studies?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources
Advising & Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career paths, job outlook, salary, and related careers.

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    Vocational Biographies 

    Vocational Biographies describes the career success stories of 1001 real people. Search by career title, keyword, topic, and career cluster. Username: Portland su and pass code: 3w9n

    • Abstractor/Editor
    • Corporate Attorney
    • Diversity Consultant
    • Elementary School Spanish Teacher
    • Foreign Service Officer
    • Freelance Writer
    • Newspaper Librarian
    • Minority Outreach Specialist
    • Minority Women's Outreach Coordinator
    • Volunteer Coordinator

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    Professional Associations

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    Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Certificates in Chicano/Latino Studies

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    Places of Employment

    Chicano/Latino Studies certificate may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience. Career-related internships or part-time jobs may be a prerequisite to finding professional-level employment after graduation. Places of employment for Chicano/Latino certificate holders include private industry; federal, state, and local government agencies; and educational institutions.

    The following list of employers and job titles was primarily derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database. This does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for students/alumni with a certificate in Chicano/Latino Studies.

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    • Bilingualism: A Good Skill to Have — Article by Pat O'Connor, published by the Oregon Labor Market Information System. Identifies how a second language can enhance employability.

    Chicano/Latino Studies Program - Portland State University

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