Now that you're an English major or minor, there are several career choices for you. Transferable Skills based on your English major include:

  • Teamwork Ability - to work well with others and generate group cooperation
  • Problem Solving Ability - to identify the source of a problem and provide a solution
  • Communication Skills - to convey meaning effectively to individuals and groups
  • Work Ethic - to intrinsically believe that hard work is a reward in itself
  • Leadership - to motivate a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal
  • Adaptability - to adjust to new and changing situations


Students interested in interning with local companies should contact Professor Mark Thompson, Director of the Professional and Technical Writing program.

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Publishing & Editing

Professional Writing

Advertising, Marketing & Media

Law School

Graduate School

Visit our comprehensive crowd-sourced document with the most recent graduate school information. Some points include making decisions about this line of career and how to use the MA for things other than teaching!

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