The Jewish Studies program promotes the academic study of Jewish culture, society and religion for all students at the University. Through the Jewish Studies Program, students may train for a career in the Jewish community or in Jewish education, learn about Jewish issues and opportunities for Jewish public service, and develop a deeper understanding of American and world Jewry, as well as enhancing a degree in the humanities or social sciences with a certificate or a degree in Jewish Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Speaking to groups Reading/writing another language Clarifying ideas
Writing clearly Understanding historical language change Gathering information
Reading critically Organizing materials/information Evaluating information
Compiling/recording data Comparing translations interpretations Acknowledging value systems
Summarizing ideas Communicating between cultures Understanding cultural diversity
Explaining ideas carefully Ability to teach and train Decision making
Writing and presenting Planning Organization
Lesson planning Dealing with parents or guardians Ability to teach to different learning levels
Flexibility Team player Creativity
Computer skills

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Personnel Specialist Government Relations Association Administrator
Intelligence Researcher Human Resources Administrator Intelligence Specialist
Presenter Sports Agent Bank Officer
Management Analyst Industrial & Labor Relations Specialist Real Estate Agent/Broker
Print Production Coordinator Customer Service Representative Claims Adjuster/Examiner
Manager/Administrator Insurance Agent/Broker Recreation/Attractions Manager
Promotions Manager Events Planner Consumer Affairs Specialist
Market Research Analyst Lawyer Recruiter
Public Information Officer Elected Official Corporate Communications Director
Lobbyist Legal Assistant PSA Director
Public Relations Specialist Foreign Service Officer Credit Manager
Media Specialist Government Advisor Public Administrator
Minister/Priest/Rabbi Recreation Coordinator Community Action Director
Speech Writer Health Services Administrator Youth Worker
Museum Director Social Services Administrator Consumer Advocate
Television Censor Human Resources Manager Reader
Negotiator Social Worker Counselor
Translator Interviewer Planning Director
Development Officer

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Agency for International Development Amnesty International Armed Forces
Bureau of International Labor Affairs Business and Industrial Organizations CIA
Marketing Departments Cooperation Agency Cultural Organizations
Customs Service Department of Commerce Department of State
Educational Institutions Federal and State Government Agencies Hotels and Resorts
International Banks Colleges and Universities Libraries and Schools
Multinational Firms Museums National Security Council
Newspapers/Journals/Radio/TV Non-profit Organizations Oxfam International
Peace Corps Publishing Firms Research Institutes
Telecommunications Broadcasting Companies Travel Companies
US Information Agency United Nations

 

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 Sample Work Settings

 

  • Hillel: Jewish Student Life
  • Owls for Israel
  • Jewish Student Union
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity

 

Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados
  • Careers in Teaching
  • Careers in International Business
  • American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
  • Federal Yellow Book
  • Foreign Service Officers Occupations
  • Hoover's Handbook of World Business
  • How to Find Jobs: Teaching Overseas
  • How to Get A Job in Europe
  • International Jobs
  • How to do Business in Sixty Countries
  • Work Abroad
  • Directory of Corporate Communication
  • Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers
  • Peterson's Study Abroad
  • Resources on International & Related Internships
  • Summer Jobs Abroad
  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Manual on Certification and Preparation
  • The Book of US Government Jobs
  • The ISS Directory of Overseas Schools
  • The Students' Federal Career Guide
  • Transitions Abroad
  • Vault Career Guide to International Careers
  • Vault Guide to Capitol Hill Careers

 

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