WebLinks: Careers by Major/Interest


Note: This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of occupations associated with this major. English Majors enter a variety of occupational fields. Refer to other WebLink pages for additional occupations, job descriptions and job search sites.

Sample Occupations 

  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • News Analyst, Reporter & Correspondent
  • Novelist
  • Paralegal
  • Proofreader
  • Property, Real Estate & Community Association Manager
  • Real Estate Career Paths
  • Sales Representative in Journalism & Publishing
  • Speech Writer
  • Writers & Editors

Technical Writing

Additional Occupations

Examples of Employers

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Associated Press
  • Book Publishers
  • Cable Systems
  • Financial Firms
  • Government
  • Homepage Developers
  • Hospitals
  • Industrial Firms
  • Lobbying Firms
  • Magazines
  • Medical Institutions
  • Newspapers
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Political Parties
  • Professional Associations
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Publishing Firms
  • Schools, College & Universities
  • Sports Organizations
  • Television Studios

Occupational & Professional Information

English-Related Job Sites

Teaching English as a Second Language

Government Sites

Government employment is a potential career path for people from just about any major or background. Visit these pages for more information: