What Can I Do With a Career in English?

Remember that most careers do not require that you have a specific major but that you meet a minimum amount of education.

So the question is not so much what can you do with a certain major but what you want to do and how you want to get there. The following list is a beginning point to help you explore a few related career choices based on an academic interest you might have.

Potential Careers

Author, Broadcast Journalist, College Professor, Copywriter for Book Publisher, Advertising Agency Copywriter, Critic, Editor Magazine, Newspaper Editor, Book Publisher, Editorial Assistant, Film Directing/Editing, Freelance Writer, Journalist, Lawyer, Librarian, Paralegal, Proofreader, Public Relations Writer, Publicist for Book Publisher, Scriptwriter, Speech Writer, Staff Writer (Magazine or Newspaper), Translator/Interpreter, Teacher, Secondary level, Technical Writer

Potential Employers
Newspapers, Magazines, Advertising Agencies, Public Relations Firms, Schools, Secondary, Colleges & Universities, Book Publishing Firms, TV & Radio Stations, Freelance, Library, Law Firms, State or Federal government agencies, Professional Journals, Multimedia Corporations, Web-based Publishers

Copy Editors Society
Media Jobs
Newspaper Association
OOH profile, Editor
OOH profile, News Reporting
OOH profile, Public Relations
OOH profile, Teacher
OOH profile, Writer
Public Relations Association
Publishing Resources
Television Jobs

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