Jonas Prida and Dan Look

A degree in English can put you on the path to the following careers.*

Possible careers for English majors

  • Book Editor
  • Broadcast News Analyst
  • Caption Writer
  • Copy Writer
  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Editorial Writer, Newspapers & Magazines
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • English Language and Literature Professor
  • Estimator
  • Fund Raiser
  • Funds Development Administrator
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Library Technician
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Newspaper Editor
  • Newspaper/Magazines Writer
  • Office Supervisor
  • Poet or Lyricist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Publications Editor
  • Radio & TV Announcer
  • Radio & TV News Commentator
  • Radio & TV Newscaster
  • Radio & TV Program Director
  • Reporter
  • Scientific Linguist
  • Screen Writer
  • Script Editor
  • Speech Writer
  • Sportswriter (Journalist)
  • Technical & Scientific Publications Editor
  • Technical Publications Writer
  • Travel Writer (Journalist)
  • Writer /Author

*An advanced degree or additional training may be required for some of these careers, with an associate or bachelor degree being a good first step toward this goal. This is not an exhaustive list of occupations and places of employment associated with this major.

Internship Opportunities

Internships provide students the opportunity to apply their academic experience in a hands-on learning environment. As an English major at CSJ, you will have the opportunity to find an internship that is relevant to your desired career path.