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Career Resources for English Students

A guide for English majors considering various careers.

Careers in English

Potential Careers

  • editor
  • assistant copy editor
  • journalist
  • screenwriter
  • copywriter
  • critic
  • casting director
  • television reporter
  • public relations assistant
  • radio production assistant
  • research analyst
  • technical writer

Potential Careers

  • public relations specialist
  • book buyer/seller
  • account representative
  • marketing consultant
  • agent
  • manager
  • web content developer/writer
  • technical writer
  • human resources manager
  • information architect
  • corporate librarian
  • advertising copy writer
  • market research analyst

Potential Careers

  • activist
  • executive director
  • speechwriter
  • lobbyist
  • grant writer
  • museum collections assistant
  • fundraising coordinator
  • legislative assistant
  • archivist
  • public relations specialist
  • consultant
  • human services coordinator
  • special events coordinator

Potential Careers

  • K-12 teacher (with K-12 certification)
  • librarian (with MLIS degree)
  • ESL teacher/tutor
  • admissions representative
  • assistant director
  • development officer
  • program administrator
  • records manager
  • financial aid counselor
  • classroom assistant
  • circulation assistant
  • credentials evaluator
  • university professor

Potential Careers

  • Novels: Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Plays
  • Screenplays
  • Scripts
  • Greeting Cards
  • Lyrics/Jingle Writing
  • Freelance Writing

Potential Careers

  • Law Assistance
  • Prosecution
  • Defense
  • Contractual
  • Corporate
  • Nonprofit or Public Interest
  • Government
  • Mediation
  • Lobbying

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