...outside academia?


“I am about to start my third year as a study abroad advisor at The College of Wooster. I still think doing the PFMP was one of the best decisions I've made.”  
-PFMP alumna Jamie Adler (MFS 2014, international education), in an August 2016 email


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THE PFMP in "My French Life" (October 2012)

The PFMP applies advanced proficiency in French language and Francophone culture to one of six professional concentration areas: 

PFMP graduates enter careers in which strong knowledge of French, communication, and cross-cultural analysis skills are key assets. All PFMP students take graduate classes in French, complemented by expert-led professional skills workshops on skills including sustainable development, global health-focused international development, marketing research, fundraising, translation, budgeting and international education.  Graduates work across the spectrum:

  • international companies (Paypal, Champagne Laurent Perrier, Nike France, Trek Bicycles, CNH Capital, GfK Custom Research, Grange, Natixis, Kraft),
  • wine and gastronomy (Wine Library, Domaine de la Verrière),
  • film and theater production (Morgan Production, Paris),
  • international trade offices (Quebec Delegation in Chicago),
  • translation firms (Transperfect)
  • PR and communications firms (RJR Communications, Kingston Jamaica; i&e, Paris, Publicis, TNS Media Intelligence),
  • software and logistics (Epicor, Mister Ted, SPS Commerce),
  • banks (Crédit Agricole, Dexia),
  • market research firms (INIT, Kantar Health France),
  • government agencies (USAID, Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. State Department),
  • university international education other interdisciplinary programs (Central College Abroad, Carleton College, Southern Oregon University, University of Missouri, Juniata College, Baruch College, Wisconsin School of Business),
  • non-governmental organizations (CNFA, InterAction, United Way, Heifer International, Rotary International),
  • international development and humanitarian consulting firms (Chemonics, Interworks, Creative Associates International),
  • high schools (summer institute track teachers), and beyond.