The Arab world covers 23 countries with a population of over 250,000,000 people. This number does not take into consideration Arabic-speakers outside the Arab world. Arabic has become an important language in international business, politics, translation, arts, entertainment industry, and many other fields. Learning Arabic (and learning it well!) makes you an attractive candidate for any employer, whether they are an industry, the department of state or a travel business.
What can I do with Arabic?
You can consider a career in:
- Various governmental agencies (C.I.A, F.B.I, Department of State, Homeland Security, etc.)
- International financial companies
- Media and entertainment
Arabic is useful not only to students in Social Sciences and Humanities but also for engineering, agricultural sciences, music, education, and law students. Adding 'Arabic' to your C.V. helps you to become a citizen of the world and diversifies your future job opportunities.