C A R E E R S a n d t h e E N G L I S H M A J O R
When you're ready to apply for a job, there are a lot of resources, both web-based and the old-fashioned kind, that can make your search more efficient and more effective.
Helpful books and websites for exploring and selecting a career path:
Great Jobs for English Majors by Julie DeGalan and Stephen Lambert (McGraw
Roadtrip Nation: A Guide to Discovering Your Path in Life by Mike Marriner, Joanne Gordon, and Nathan Gebhard (Ballantine Books, 2003)
What Color is Your Parachute?, 2004: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers by Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press, 2003)
Interested in teaching K-12
? Vist the English Dept's English Ed Jobs
section of this site.
Jobs in non-profit organizations
, while contributing to worthwhile organizations,
can also be quite profitable for you as an employee:
Some of the sites listed below include businesses, some include not-for-profit organizations, and some (like the Chronicle of Higher Education
) encompass both.
Please note that neither the Dept. of English nor SIUE has any involvement with or control over these sites, and makes no claim or representation regarding the validity of the information or offers contained therein.
Published by: Department of English Language and Literature
Last Update: 8 October 2010 by English Web Manager