Careers for English Majors

The English program aims to assist students in developing skills in close reading, critical thinking and effective writing, as well as in acquiring knowledge and experience valuable to any career. The program encourages the development of a sense of cultural history, sensitivity to literary values, and first-hand knowledge of important authors, works and periods of literature in English.

Related Careers

  • Print Media (newspapers, magazines, journals)
  • Writing, Editing, Circulation, Public Relations
  • Education
  • Elementary, Secondary, University teaching, Higher Education
  • Administration, Student Services
  • Business / Government
  • Corporate Communications, Technical Writing, Human
  • Resources, Advertising, Public Relations
  • Nonprofit: Arts / Social Service Administration, Public Relations, Fund Raising / Development
  • Additional fields to consider Library Science, Law, Banking, Retail

Where do Clark English majors intern?

  • Assistant Teacher, The Children's Storefront, New York, NY
  • Editorial Intern, Worcester Magazine, MA
  • Feature News Intern, Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, MA
  • Personal Aide to Candidate; Brown for Missouri, Clayton, MA
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal, D'Amico & Chenelle, Worcester, MA
  • Intern, Kennedy and Kish, Attorneys at Law, Concord, MA
  • Legal Assistant, Reeves, Lavalle, P.C., Worcester, MA
  • News Editor Intern, Captivate Network, Westford, New York
  • Archive Assistant, New York City Ballet Archives, New York, NY

Where do Clark English majors attend graduate school?

  • M.S., Library and Information Science, Rutgers University
  • J.D., Seattle University Law School
  • M.S.W., Boston University School of Social Work
  • M.A., Cultural and Creative Industries, University of London
  • Ph.D., Molecular & Cellular Biology, Tufts University
  • M.D., Tufts School of Medicine
  • J.D., Washington College of Law, American University
  • M.A.T., Clark University
  • University of Rochester
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Northwestern University
  • Simmons College

What do Clark English majors do?

  • Admissions Counselor, Assumption College
  • News Anchor, NBC/CBS
  • Attorney, The Cunningham Law Offices
  • Freelance Writer, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • Correspondent, The Associated Press
  • Book Buyer, MA Horticultural Society
  • Assistant Director, Huntington Learning Center
  • Reporter, Gatehouse Media
  • ESL teacher and writer, the Richie Language Institute