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  • Career Opportunities in English


    Career opportunities are abundant for graduates with an MA in English because skills gained from this area of study can be easily applied to almost any career. Individuals possessing the ability to think clearly and critically, to analyze and interpret data, and to communicate results are in great demand by employers.

    The list below offers a few examples of career opportunities for English majors:

    • Advertising
    • Archivist
    • Attorney
    • Author
    • Book Publisher
    • Buyer
    • Career Counselor
    • Columnist
    • Commodities Trader
    • Copywriter
    • Court Reporter
    • Creative Director
    • Critic
    • Editor
    • Fundraiser
    • Information Officer
    • Journalist
    • Librarian
    • Lobbyist
    • Marketing Researcher
    • Mass Media Assistant
    • News Reporter
    • Personnel Manager
    • Press Secretary
    • Project Manager/City Planner
    • Proofreader
    • Public Information Specialist
    • Reading Consultant
    • Real Estate Broker
    • Regional Planner
    • Research Analyst
    • Social Worker
    • Special Agent
    • Special Events Coordinator
    • State Representative
    • Store Manager/Regional Manager
    • Writer: Technical, Speech, Freelance

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