English and Comparative Literature

So I'm an English/Comparative Literature Major, Now What?

A degree in English and Comparative Literature prepares students for career paths in education, technical writing, law, creative writing, journalism, publishing, public relations, advertising, and much more!

For additional information regarding degree programs within the Department of English and Comparative Literature please visit the university website.


Where Do My People Work?

Common Career Tracks

Where Do I Look for Opportunities?

Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

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General Job/Internship Boards

Industry Specific




How Can I Get Involved?

Students Clubs

Professional Organizations


How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?

Job Search Tips

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