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Department of English

After Graduation


What can I do with an English major?


As you can see from the opportunities marked on the link above, the real question is "what can't I do with an English major?" - the list is much shorter for this question than the question above.  We will in the near future spotlight alumni careers in this space: lawyers, college and high school teachers, editors, journalists, freelance writers, ministers, grant-writers, non-profit organization administrators, singer-songwriters, librarians, and business communication.

In the meantime, here are two links that identify why English majors specifically, and Humanities majors generally, are often successful in Business (and so why you might consider and English major with a Business minor):


The Liberal Arts Advantage


For English Majors (blog)

Why English?
Minnemingo Review
The Swinging Bridge
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