Alumni Outcomes

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Alumni of the Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures Department have gone on to prestigious and wide-ranging roles, including regional director at the U.S. Department of Commerce, attorney general assigned to domestic violence cases for Adult Protective Services, German language translator at Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church in New York City, Spanish professor at Johns Hopkins University, translator for USAID and many more.


Recent Alumni Employers



  • Adult Protective Services
  • A+E Networks
  • American Councils
  • Cambridge Associates
  • Children’s National Anacostia
  • Dataminr
  • DaVita
  • Deloitte
  • EF Education First
  • Fellowship of Catholic University Students
  • Global Ties U.S.
  • The Goethe-Institut
  • Healthgrades
  • IMF
  • Johns Hopkins University



  • JPMorgan Chase Bank
  • National Council for Science and the Environment
  • National Council of University Research Administrators
  • National Endowment for Democracy
  • The New Yorker
  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • Peace Corps
  • Tianyu Arts and Culture
  • United Nations Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Navy
  • The World Bank


More Alumni Outcomes


"Thanks to my experience studying French at GW, I am able to apply my language skills to my current work in cultural diplomacy at the Consulate General of Canada in Boston, where I help promote French-Canadian culture and business."

Nelson Tamayo
BA '15, Minor in French


Resources for Alumni


Alumni Class Notes