|What is English?||Related Careers|
|Related Skills||Job & Internship Search Links|
|Career Planning Links||Professional Association Links|
|Miscellaneous Links||OSU School of Writing, Literature, and Film|
The Department of English has recently been renamed the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, to cover the full spectrum of academic programs. In relation to Englisht the School has "developed sophisticated techniques for analyzing and valuing literary and cultural representations from the past; reorganization compels us also to sharpen our focus on the future of English studies and on our distinctive strengths."
|Account Executive||Entertainment Agent||Poet|
|Administrative Assistant||Fashion Merchandiser||Probation & Parole Officer|
|Administrator||Foreign Correspondent||Product Manager|
|Advertising Copywriter||Freelance Writer/Consultant||Program Manager|
|Artist||Greeting Card Writer||Property Manager|
|Assistant Scientific Writer||Hearing Officer||Public Administrator|
|Attorney||Hotel & Motel Manager||Public Relations Specialist|
|Author- Fiction/Non-Fiction||Human Resource Specialist||Public Speaker|
|Bank Officer||Human Service Practitioner||Publicity Assistant|
|Book Critic||Information Abstractor||Publishing Assistant|
|Business Manager||Insurance Agent||Radio-TV Commentator|
|Circulation Assistant||Interior Designer||Radio-TV Newscaster|
|City Manager||Interpreter & Translator||Reading Consultant|
|College Professor||Investment Counselor/Manager||Reporter|
|Comedy Writer||Labor Relations Specialist||Researcher/Pollster|
|Communications Manager||Lawyer||Retail Sales|
|Congressional Aide||Legal Assistant||Sales Representative|
|Corrective Therapist||Literary Agent||Script Reader|
|Creative Writer||Loan Officer||Singer/Voice|
|Critic, Art/Book||Lobbyist||Social Welfare Examiner|
|Crossword Puzzle Creator||Magazine Writer||Social Worker|
|Curator||Management Trainee||Special Events coordinator|
|Customer Service||Manuscript Reader||Speech Writer|
|Desktop Publisher||Market Research||Sports Writer|
|Documentation Specialist||Marketing Writer||Talent Agent|
|Editor, Film/Video||Mass Media||Teacher|
|Editor, Magazine||Media Planner||Technical Consultant|
|Editor, News||Medical Records||Technical Writer|
|Editor, Newspaper||Narrator||Training Specialist|
|Editorial Assistant||Paralegal Assistant||Video Scriptwriter|
|Education & Training||Personnel Manager||Video Producer|
|Educational Program Specialist||Playwright||Writer|
|Clarifying Ideas||Making Oral Presentations|
|Comparing Interpretations||Oral & Written Communication Skills|
|Creative Writing||Presenting Alternative View Points|
|Developing Hypotheses||Problem Solving|
|Editing Skills||Summarizing Ideas|
|Influencing & Persuading||Thinking Independently|
Occupational Outlook Handbook - the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.
- Average Pay - High School Teachers
- Average Pay - Adult Literacy and GED Teachers
- Average Pay - Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
- Average Pay - Interpreters and Translators
- Average Pay - Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts
- Average Pay - Writers and Authors
Explore a Career Path Provides a list of employment options that allow you to use your English degree.
USI: English Department Information for English graduates pursuing careers in advertising, business, communications, education, information science, media, public service, publishing, sales, and writing.
What Can I do with a Major in English? - CareerThoughts.com has a similar page to this one, which includes career options, expected salary, and job outlook information.
National Council of Teachers of English A variety of information on the NCTE and career opportunities in that field.
The Association of Magazine Media Provides beneficial inforamtion on the MPA.
American Copy Editors Society Learn about this organization and what they have to offer for the advancement of editors.