|Internships & Careers|
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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.