Employment Outlook

  • Many possible career paths are open for English graduates, including: lawyer, publisher, editor, teacher, banker, technical writer, public relations executive, human resources manager, magazine writer and developing positions in arts and technology. Salaries vary greatly depending on specific career choice. Study of literature gives a richer understanding of human relationships and cultures that can be applied in all careers, and offers a competitive edge in a variety of industries. English majors gain a foundation of research and critical thinking skills, which help in building sound judgment and creative thinking. Those skills can be used to accomplish unique goals, educate the next generation, manage businesses, record history and inspire communities.