Great Jobs for English Majors

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2006 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
2 Reviews

Answers your question "What can I do with a major in English?"

It isn't always obvious what your college major can offer to the workplace.Great Jobs for English Majorshelps you explore the possibilities your major creates and provides:

  • Guidance on how to present an English major as a workplace asset during an interview
  • A primer on how to conduct a job search
  • Ways to use your major in the real world

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Review: Great Jobs for English Majors, 3rd ed. (Great Jobs For... Series)

User Review  - Kendel Christensen - Goodreads

It gave some good ideas, but there was way too much fluff. A lot of the book felt like it was stretching for the sake of publishing promises "100 different fields covered!" etc. That being said, you could find 30 pages of solid advice. Read full review

Review: Great Jobs for English Majors, 3rd ed. (Great Jobs For... Series)

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

This feels really REALLY dated. And seems to miss many critical skills English majors have! Also, when did an English degree come to mean "journalism slash communications degree"? Read full review

Contents

The SelfAssessment
3
The Rsum and Cover Letter
19
Researching Careers and Networking
37
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Stephen Lambert is the director of Career Services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire, where he counsels students and develops year-round career workshops.

Julie DeGalan worked as administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College, where she focused on career development programs for students.

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