English Career Options

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An English major provides students a foundation for careers in a wide range of fields. Our students go on to become:

  • Print and online journalists
  • Copywriters 
  • Teachers
  • Writers
  • Lawyers 
  • Editors 
  • Paralegals 
  • Digital content managers or specialists 
  • Website developers 
  • Social media managers 
  • Marketing consultants 
  • Human resources specialists 
  • Public relations specialists 
  • Account representatives 
  • Fundraisers