Students

English

Students in English learn how to think critically, reason carefully, communicate effectively, and appreciate excellent writing and thinking. An English degree helps prepare students for careers in editing, publishing, journalism, and technical or imaginative writing. It is an excellent pre-professional degree for medicine, dentistry, law, business, administration, and university-focused research, scholarship, and teaching. English majors often pursue careers in public service, education, and government as well as private industry. Please note that some careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Author
Book Critic
Columnist
Copy Editor/Copy Reader
Dramatic Critic
Grant Writer
Journalist
Lawyer
Librarian
Market Research Analyst
Medical Communicator/Writer
Teacher
Technical Writer

Related English Links:

American Medical Writers Association
American Society of Journalists and Authors
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Book Jobs
National Council of Teachers of English
National Writers Union
Society for Technical Communication

Where else can I find information?

USF English Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online