What Can You Do with a Major in English?

What Can You Do with a Major in English?

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Your guide to glide from campus to career You've probably never seen a help wanted ad seeking an qEnglish major.q But if you're considering majoring in English or have an English degree, don't let that discourage you. Many interesting and exciting positions are available for people with your skills--including some that will surprise you. This book gives you what you need to seize those opportunities. It goes beyond basic, generic job primers to include: * Advice on college and curriculum choices--courses, internships, and more * Tips to energize your job search * Profiles of real graduates, their jobs, and how they got them * Up-close and professional input from a publisher, journalist, speech writer, librarian, and literary agent * Overviews of typical salary levels, hours, and work environments * Extensive additional resources including Web sites, professional organizations, periodicals, and more With practical information plus enlightening perspectives from professionals who have already put their English degrees to work, What Can You Do with a Major in English? helps you determine the type of job you really want. Then, whether you're just starting college, close to graduation, or already in the workforce and looking for a more rewarding position, you can make decisions that will speed you toward your career goals.Youa#39;ll also have to write a letter or essay, perhaps answering a specific question. ... In an interview, you may be asked why you want to attend that school, what extracurricular activities you have ... in all courses 0 Class rank 0 Essay or writing sample 0 Teacher recommendation 0 Counselor recommendation 0 Interview 0anbsp;...

Title:What Can You Do with a Major in English?
Author:Shelley O'Hara
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2007-08-13


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