The English Major: This major introduces students to the study of English, American, and Anglophone literature. English provides you with skills for a variety of positions in business, research organizations, educational settings, publishing companies, financial institutions, and in the cultural, entertainment, communications and health care industries. English majors very often seek out careers in publishing, public relations, advertising, media or teaching. Occupations to be considered are copywriter, columnist, commentator, critic, editor, production assistant, public relations representative, reporter, correspondent, technical writer or writer/author. English as a major is versatile and helps develop skills useful anywhere.
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Employers Who Have Hired R-N Graduates