Helpful Links for English majors

Career Planning 
Job & Internship Search
Federal & State
Professional Associations
Miscellaneous

 

Career Planning

America's Career InfoNet
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Handbook   
Career Assessment Tools & Tests via Quintcareers.com
Career Project
Career Thoughts
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Major Resource kits via University of Delaware
Major Resources via UNC - Wilmington
University of TN - What can I do with this degree?- English 
University of TN - What can I do with this degree? - Journalism 
Writing Career

 

Job & Internship Search

Book Jobs
ED2010 
Write Jobs
News Jobs
Media Bistro - Job Postings
Journalism Now
O*Net
Publishers Lunch 
 
Location Specific Links
Temporary Staffing Agencies
Top Job/Internship General Search Sites  
Company Research 

 

Federal and State 

Federal Job Search
Federal Jobs.Net
Go Government 
Government Jobs
Making the Difference
Public Service Careers 
USA Jobs 

 

Professional Associations

American Association of Advertising Agencies
American Copy Editors Society
American Federation of Teachers
American Society of Journalist and Authors
American Society of Magazine Editors
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication
Association of American Publishers
Association of Travel Marketing Executives
Magazine Publishers of America
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
National Council of Teachers of English
National Education Association
National Newspaper Publishers Association
National Writers Union
Newspaper Association of American Foundation
Society for Technical Communication
Society of American Travel Writers
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Writers Guild of America

 

Miscellaneous

Next Steps
Publishing Central
Teaching English as a Second Language
The Writer
Transitions Abroad - Teaching English Abroad
Wordplayer: Screenwriting Advice
Writer's Digest
CS SPOTLIGHT: CAREERS IN THE English

10 Careers to Consider with an English Degree 

By Alina Dizik

As an English major, choosing a career path can be confusing -- especially if you're being compared to peers pursuing clear cut business or engineering careers. In fact, English majors have plenty of opportunities, but finding a specific career path requires you to delve into what you want to do. "One of the best things about [being] an English major is that there is no 'typical' career path," says Leslie Stevenson, director at University of Richmond's career development center.  Read more.