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English & Literature: Career Resources

A General Guide for English & Literature Research.

Career Information

An English degree prepares you for careers in a variety of fields. English majors develop skills in critical thinking, communication, and more that employers in all fields value. Learn more about some of these career fields: 

Professional Associations

Professional Associations often provide career information and resources, as well as the latest news, research, and practical information for professionals working in the field. Getting involved early in professional associations can also connect you to potential employers. mentors, and professional opportunities to add to your resume. 

Amid demand for high-skilled jobs, people skills still matter a lot

American workers say Critical Thinking & Good Written and Spoken Communication are among the most important skills to have to do their jobs. These are some of the same skills students develop in our English courses. 

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