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Internships

The department is currently working with Career Services to post internship opportunities directly to this site.  More soon . . .

 

The English Major: What Are You Going To Do With That?


Law—interpreting contracts and statutes means “reading between the lines” and winning a case often turns on persuasive writing, careful argumentation, and the judicious presentation of evidence (textual and otherwise)

 

Book publishing—acquisitions editing, copyediting, developmental editing, designing

 

Magazines & Newspapers—copyediting, writing, reporting, editing

 

Teaching—giving your love of literature and language to others

 

Literary agencies—recognizing and selling manuscripts to publishers

 

Radio and TV—preparing and editing news and scripts

 

Advertising—designing catchy phrases and other tactics of persuasive marketing

                 

Public relations—representing a product or brand to the general public

                 

Public affairs—representing an agency to the general public to effect social, political, or                       legislative change

                 

Journalism—everyday reporting, reviewing, aggregating content from the web

                 

Politics—Speechwriting and newslettering

                 

Military, government, and industrial intelligence—interpreting images and words for high stakes; handling translations or other sensitive linguistic problems

 

Corporations, government, non-profits—speechwriting, editing, conducting writing                     workshops

 

Every Business—copywriting, editing, newslettering.