What to do with an English and Creative Writing Degree

 Based on a Recent Survey: 

University of Arizona English and Creative Writing Majors/Minors Occupy or Have Occupied These Positions 

Business, Finance 

Account Liaison 



Appraiser – Commercial Real Estate 


Beverage / Consumer Packaged Goods General Management/Marketing 

Business Analyst Manager 

Business Management 

Business Manufacturing 

Business Systems Analyst 

CEO – Private Equity 

Commercial Real Estate 

Consulting Agency – Content Marketing 

Dermatology Practice – Marketing 

Financial Services Company Branding 

Homeland Security – Marketing Consultant 

Human Resources 

Immigration Law 

Insurance Claims 

Land Development 

Law School 

Leadership Development 

Legal Word Processing 

Management Consulting 

Marketing, Blog/Social Media Writing 

Non-profit Marketing/Communications 

Operations Management 


Project Management 

Public Defender 


Trade Association Executive 

Training and Development 

Writing and Managing Communication/PR Organization 

Yacht Broker 


Public Relations, Communications, and Consulting 


College Career Management 

Event Coordinator 

Freelance Writing and Editing 

International Development – Communications Consultant 

Leadership Trainer – For Profit University 


Public Education Advocacy 

Publishing/Management Consulting 

Student Affairs – University Employed 

The Nature Conservancy – Donor Communications 

Translation/Language Services 

Writing Online Content/Marketing 


Engineering and Science 

AVP and Dean of Students – Large Research University 

Computer Server Systems Administrator 

Contracts – Major Defense Company 

Defense Industry 

Department of Defense / Biotechnology – Technical Writer 

Humanities and Social Thought 

Information Security 

Information Technology 


Learning, Literacy, and Technology – College of Education 

Library Science 

Program Manager – US Military 

Public Library 

Research – Account Management in IT Industry 

School of Information Resources and Library Science 

Software Development 

Software Sales 

Technology Startup 

University Science Librarian 

User Experience Director 


Medicine, Nursing and Health 

Disability Studies 

Health Services Research 

Lactation Consultant 

Medicine Device Sales 

Operating Room Nurse 


Program Management – College of Medicine 

Registered Nurse 

Speech-Language Pathology 

Web and Communications Manager – Nursing University 



Academic Advisor – Community College 

Arts Administrator and Director – Major University Arts Program 

College Staff Tutoring Support Coordinator 

Education Leadership 

ESL – English as a Second Language 

K-12 Teacher 

MFA Poetry 

MFA Program GAT/Fiction Writer 

Museum Management 

Part-time Editing/Full-time Equine Professional 

Popular Literature 

Secondary Administration and Teaching 

Senior Administrator – University 

Special Education 

Studio Teaching 

Superintendent of Schools 

TESOL – Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages 

University Administration 

University Employee (non-teaching) 


Entertainment, Travel, and Other 


Documentary Filmmaker and Publisher 

Flight Attendant 

Non-profit Organization Leader 



Radio Writing and Video Production 

Television Producer 

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