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How can You turn your studies in English into a successful career?

Employers want critical thinkers and innovative action-makers.

English majors go on to careers in exciting fields like marketing and public relations, finance and fundraising, law and forensic science, and media.

Look below for more specialized career paths. 

  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • Archivist
  • Film Producer
  • Digital Media Design
  • Program Coordinator
  • Law
  • Philanthropy
  • Fundraising Development
  • Publisher
  • Editor
  • Novelist
  • Essayist
  • Poet
  • Dramatist
  • Freelance Writer or Editor
  • Newspaper/ Magazine Editor
  • Manuscript Reader
  • Senior Staff Writer
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Writing Instructor
  • Screenwriter
  • Digital Media Design
  • Program Coordinator
  • Philanthropy
  • Fundraising Development
  • Politician
  • Law
  • Instructional Designer
  • Linguistics
  • Lexicographer
  • Archivist
  • Forensics
  • Voice-Recognition Software Developer
  • Interpreter/ Translator
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Philanthropy
  • Human Resources
  • Middle School - High School Teacher
  • Educational Researcher
  • Writing Instructor
  • Librarian
  • Archivist
  • Program Coordinator
  • Philanthropy
  • Human Resources
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