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French, Francophone, and Italian Studies

french and francophone studies

Professional Pathways

Many of our French and Francophone Studies graduates have gone on to work in politics, government, journalism, nonprofit organizations and education. Our graduates have gone on to work for the following companies after graduation:
  • American Museum in Britain
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Houghton Mifflin Publishers
  • IBM
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Microsoft
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • New York Magazine
  • World Health Organization
  • Yale University
HWS graduates go on to graduate school in French, while others go on to earn business and law degrees. Graduate Schools:
  • Boston College of Social Work
  • Case Western University School of Law
  • Columbia University
  • Pace University Law School
  • Rutgers University
  • Simmons College
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Utah Law School

Graduate Profile: Joshua Warr ’05

Joshua Warr

French and Francophone Studies major; Dance minor
Professional actor and dancer

“After HWS, I went on to complete a two-year actor’s training program at the Maggie Flanigan Studio in New York. I also have danced internationally in South Korea and off-Broadway at the American Theatre of Actors.”