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Without taking into consideration experience and other requirements,
when a job posting asks that applicants have "a degree in Journalism,
English, Technical Communications or RELATED area," does a degree in
French or another language qualify as a related field????? It may
depend on the particular position ... or does it?
I notice various editorial and writing jobs use these terms, and I've
always wondered if my undergraduate degree in French fits the bill. I
did focus on language, translation, stylistics as opposed to literature.
Cathy S. Zazueta, Librarian csz -at- cerf -dot- net