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 

Accountant 

Administrator 

Appraiser – Commercial Real Estate 

Attorney 

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 

Paralegal 

Project Management 

Public Defender 

Publishing 

Trade Association Executive 

Training and Development 

Writing and Managing Communication/PR Organization 

Yacht Broker 

 

Public Relations, Communications, and Consulting 

Advertising 

College Career Management 

Event Coordinator 

Freelance Writing and Editing 

International Development – Communications Consultant 

Leadership Trainer – For Profit University 

Politics 

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 

Internet 

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 

Physician 

Program Management – College of Medicine 

Registered Nurse 

Speech-Language Pathology 

Web and Communications Manager – Nursing University 

 

Education 

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 

Clergy 

Documentary Filmmaker and Publisher 

Flight Attendant 

Non-profit Organization Leader 

Novelist 

Publishing 

Radio Writing and Video Production 

Television Producer 

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences