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The English major provides appropriate preparation for a number of career options in various fields:


Communications/Media:
Editor 
Assistant copy editor 
Journalist 
Screenwriter 
Copywriter 
Critic (art, film, books, etc) 
Casting director 
Television reporter 
Public relations assistant 
Radio production assistant 
Research assistant 
Technical writer 


Government and Nonprofit:
Activist 
Executive director 
Speech writer 
Grant writer 
Museum collections assistant 
Fundraising coordinator 
Legislative assistant 
Archivist 
Public relations specialist 
Consultant 
Human services coordinator 
Special events coordinator 


Business and Industry:
Public relations specialist 
Book buyer/seller 
Account representative 
Marketing consultant 
Writers' agent 
Manager 
Web content developer/writer 
Technical writer 
Human resources assistant 
Information architect 
Corporate librarian 
Advertising copy writer 
Market research analyst


Education:
K-12 Teacher (with K-12 certification) 
Librarian (with graduate education) 
Professor (with graduate education)
ESL teacher/tutor 
Admissions representative 
Assistant Director 
Development officer 
Program administrator 
Publications coordinator 
Records manager 
Financial aid counselor 
Classroom assistant 
Circulation assistant 
Credentials evaluator 



Information compiled from : Eastern Michigan U's English Careers and University of Texas Career Center: English







URL: http://www.siue.edu/ENGLISH/Resources/career_options.html
Published by: Department of English Language and Literature
Last Update: January 9, 2006 by English Web Manager
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