Experiential Learning and Career Success

Experiential Learning
and Career Success


The study of English compliments a wide variety of occupations, both in the academic and the business world. English majors develop a broad-based understanding of social, cultural and literary perspectives, as well as an accomplishment in critical thinking -- the ability to read a body of work, critically evaluate the body of work, and articulate an audience appropriate response to it. These skills are highly valued in the job market.

Sample Occupations

  • Book Reviewer
  • English Teacher
  • Grant Writer/Administrator
  • Publicist
  • ESL Teacher
  • Public Relations Director
  • Sales Manager
  • Technical Writer
  • Editor