Careers

A bachelor’s 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 bachelor’s degree in English is very broad and is sufficient for entry-level positions in business, industry, entertainment, radio and television commentary, and museum work. Because English can lead to many different career paths, it is important to identify an area of interest and plan to gain the right skills, experiences, and credentials to enter that field.
  • Good preparation for graduate or professional training in English, law, political science/government, public administration, communications, religious studies (e.g., seminary), freelance writing opportunies, and more noted below...
  • 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.