Resources for English Majors

In addition to one-on-one advising by English faculty, the wealth of experience and counsel across the English department, and Wheaton's Center for Vocation and Career department, these resources offer insight and guidance for those considering the practical factors of a major in English.

Great Jobs for English Majors - DeGalan and Lambert

Authors Julie DeGalan and Stephen Lambert offer guidance to English majors, identifying important workplace skills cultivated by studying English as well as job options relevant to English majors. 

I'm an English Major – Now What? - Lemire

Timothy Lemire endeavors to explain the unique talents and experience of English majors and to address the misconceptions of English majors' career opportunities. 

Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads - Curran & Greenwald

Sheila Curran and Suzanne Greenwald combine their expertise as college career experts with testimonies from successful graduates in a variety of fields and careers. 

You Majored in What?: Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career - Brooks

Katharine Brooks counters the common assumption that your major is your career, instead offering insight into the many and varied ways in which each field of study prepares students for unique kinds of work.