A bachelor's degree in English is sufficient for many entry level positions in many different career fields in both the profit and non-profit sector. A major in English is also good preparation for continued graduate or professional training in areas such as English, law, political science/government, public administration, communications, and religious studies (i.e., seminary).

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Book Critic Market Research Analyst
Book Editor Newspaper Editor
Broadcast News Analyst Poets and Lyricists
Copy Writer Public Relations Specialist
Editor Radio & TV News Commentator
Editorial Writer Radio & TV Newscaster
Elementary School Teacher Radio & TV Program Director
English and Literature   Professor Reporter
Fund Raiser Screen Writer
Funds Development   Administrator Speech Writer
High School Teacher Sports Writer
Kindergarten Teacher Teacher
Legislative Assistant Travel Writer (Journalist)
Librarian Writer/Author

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Employers who have hired English Majors
  • American Bible Society
  • Chester County Book & Music Company
  • Fab.com
  • L'Oreal
  • Lorel Marketing Group
  • Please Touch Museum
  • Smith Publicity, Inc.
  • The American Boychoir School

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Graduate Schools attended by  English Graduates
  • Adelphi University
  • Drexel University
  • Emerson University
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • The New School
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of the Sciences
  • Villanova University
  • Washington University - St Louis
  • West Chester University

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