Please visit the Department of German for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent German Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Management Associate - Bridgewater Associates, Westport, CT
  • Marketing Data Analyst - Crossix Solutions, Inc., New York, NY
  • Administrative position - Tiffany & Co., New York, NY
  • Paralegal - Weitz & Luxenberg PC, New York, NY
  • Tennis Coach - World of Tennis, Austin, TX
  • Teacher - Teach For America, San Francisco, CA
  • Legal Assistant - Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Boston, MA

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - National Equity Fund, Chicago, IL
  • Teacher (Princeton in Asia) - Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
  • Intern - U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC

Graduate and Professional School

  • Ph.D., History - Georg-August-Universitat, Gottingen, Germany
  • Ph.D., Linguistics - Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Internships of Recent German Majors

  • Production Intern - ZDF, Berlin, Germany
  • Language Assistant - Salzmannschule Schnepfenthal Spezialgymnasium Für Sprachen, Waltershausen, Germany
  • Water Management Consultant Intern - Angel Ambiental, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Intern - Lucas International Children's Film Festival, Frankfurt, Germany

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.