Professional Jobs Related to English
Majors and minors in the English Department prepare for diverse experiences upon completion of an undergraduate degree. Students go on to graduate school, careers in publishing, business, public administration, government, law, media, education and numerous other fields. All students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to discuss career and major goals.
Student Engagement and Career Development has great resources for students such as LifeLab, which helps students with materials needed for job searches and graduate school applications, as well as mini-mock interviews.
Because there are a variety of job paths that can be followed with an English or Creative Writing degree, students should reflect on future options while pursuing the degree. It is also very helpful to gain practical work experience while an undergraduate. This experience may include part-time jobs, internships, volunteer work, and preceptorships. The English Department offers credit for internships through local presses, magazines, non-profit organizations and other businesses. If you are interested in an internship, please schedule an appointment with an academic advisor in the English Undergraduate Advising Office.