Careers

A degree in English prepares you for a number of career opportunities, many of them outside of the education field.

Find out about some surprising top job choices for English majors here. The following information is from the web page Whatcanidowiththismajor.com provided by the Career Development Services at FGCU:

  • A degree in English gives you transferable skills to be successful in areas such as business, law, public relations, advertising, editing and publishing, technical communication, public administration, and non-profit.
  • Study of English is good preparation for graduate study not only in English, creative writing and education but also law, business administration, communication, library studies, etc.
  • Writing/Editing

  • Technical Communication

  • Publishing

  • Education

  • Advertising

  • Public Relations

  • Law

  • Business

Find out about open jobs in these careers and more by visiting with the Career Development Services here on campus!

Career information taken from the whatcanidowiththatmajor.com on 8/22/18.