Carroll College, Helena Montana

Professions in English

CAREERS FOR ENGLISH MAJORS

Looking for a career in English Writing or English Literature? Here we have listed many great sites to get you started on you search for a career in English. If you find yourself needing additional help feel free to stop by the Career and Testing Services for advice on resumes, cover letters, or interview tips. Also click here for general information on what an English Major is.

Scholarships

Career Websites

Looking for an internship in English? Then check out our English Internship Website where we have many great links listed to help you with your search. If you need additional help the please contact our internship Coordinator Nisan Burbridge.

 

Looking at teaching English in the K-12 setting? Then check out our Elementary Education page where we have information on many teaching careers, teaching certification, and general information about teaching.  

Building a Publishing Career with the University of Denver

Applications due by March 20th

Applications for the 2015 program will be accepted online beginning in December. Applications must be supported by the following documents:

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement (write not more than two pages (double spaced) to explain why you are considering a career in publishing and what personal characteristics, interests and aspirations have led you to this choice)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A non-refundable application fee of $65.

GENERAL ADMISSIONS DEADLINE

Applications must be completed by March 20, 2015 for consideration. The Application Committee will review all applications and notification will be mailed to all applicants no later than April 15, 2015. Accepted applicants will be required to make a $1000 non-refundable deposit by April 27, 2015 in order to hold their place. This sum will be applied toward the tuition fee, the balance of which will be billed by the university in June.

EARLY ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE

Students may also apply for early acceptance by submitting their application at any time up until February 24, 2015. The Application Committee will review all applications and notification will be mailed to all applicants no later than March 6, 2015. Those who are granted early acceptance must send their nonrefundable deposit of $1,000 by March 26, 2015 to insure their reserved place in the class.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

International applicants will be required to submit applications online with additional requirements. Please review the checklist of requirements specific to international applicants.

QUESTIONS?

General information and inquiries about the Publishing Institute including the admissions process and scholarships:

Publishing Institute
Sturm Hall 386
2000 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
pi-info@du.edu
303-871-2570

Questions about application materials and application status:

Office of Graduate Studies
Mary Reed Building
Room 5
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
grad-info@du.edu
303-871-2831
303-871-4942 (fax)

PLEASE NOTICE

Career Services has four computers exclusively for student career exploration activities, including several career inventories online not available from other computer terminals.

Side Note:

Occupations may require additional education and/or experience.

Following are some job titles that are accessible to English Majors:

    Account Executive
    Administrative Assistant
    Administrator
    Advertising Copywriter
    Analyst
    Artist
    Attorney
    Author—Fiction, Non-Fiction
    Bank Officer
    Biographer
    Book Critic/Literary Critic*
    Business Manager
    Circulation Assistant
    City Manager
    College Professor
    Columnist/Commentator
    Comedy Writer*
    Communications Manager
    Congressional Aide
    Copywriter
    Creative Writer/Freelancer*
    Curator
    Desktop Publisher
    Documentation Specialist
    Editor: Film/Video, Magazine, News, Newspaper, other publications*
    Editorial Assistant
    Educational Program Specialist
    ESL Teacher
    Corporate Trainer
    Fashion Merchandiser*
    Foreign Correspondent
    Freelance Writer/Consultant*(see Creative freelance writer)
    Fundraiser
    Greeting Card Writer*
    Hearing Officer
    Human Resource Specialist
    Investment Counselor/Manager
    Journalist*
    Literary Agent*
    Labor Relations Specialist
    Legal Assistant/Secretary*
    Librarian
    Loan Officer
    Lobbyist*
    Management Trainee
    Manuscript Reader
    Media Planner
    Medical Records/Medical Secretary*
    Narrator
    Novelist
    Paralegal/Paralegal Assistant
    Personnel Manager
    Playwright*
    Poet
    Politician
    Program Manager
    Proofreader
    Public Administrator
    Public Relations Specialist
    Publicity Assistant
    Publisher/Publishing Assistant
    Radio/TV: Commentator, Newscaster
    Reading Consultant
    Reporter
    Research Assistant
    Researcher/Pollster
    Scientific Writer*
    Script Reader
    Special Events Coordinator
    Talent Agent*
    Technical Writer*
    Video Scriptwriter/Producer
    Writer: Magazine, Marketing, Technical, Speech, Sports*

Job titles with asterisk (*) have additional web links listed below, or on the English Writing web page.

Want to be a technical writer? UTE OPPORTUNITIES

See the Society for Technical Communication’s website at  http://www.stc.org/   for information on careers in this field.