An English degree fosters the
creative, critical and analytical skills needed for graduate study and for a
variety of rewarding careers in fields such as law, publishing, media, education,
business, government, nonprofit groups and international-aid organizations.
In the Workforce
Graduates who majored in English and secondary education have held teaching and
administrative positions at schools throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic
states. A number of students majoring in English literature and English communication
have entered the classroom as well.
relations, promotions and marketing
Graduates have held positions with
colleges and universities, nonprofits, strategic planning and consulting firms,
entertainment companies and governmental organizations.
Graduates have worked with AmeriCorps and in Malawi and Uzbekistan through the
Graduates have held positions as editorial assistants, rights and permissions
editors and publicity assistants in book publishing.
Graduates have pursued careers in sports news at ESPN and a variety of local
weeklies, in broadcast journalism and in newspapers.
Graduates have held a variety of positions, including ones at the Boston Public
Library and the University of Tennessee Library.
Graduates have held positions in financial services, college admissions, fundraising
and development, insurance and health care.
Our graduates have pursued advanced degrees or certificates
in literature, law, strategic communications, library science, publishing,
media studies and public relations at the following institutions:
- Boston University
- DePaul University
- Emerson College
- The New School
- Northeastern University
- Pace University
- Rhode Island College
- Seton Hall University
- Suffolk University
- University of Hartford
- University of Maryland
- University of Rhode Island
- University of Southern California
- University of Tennessee