English majors receive a strong background in the analysis of texts and training in the craft of writing fiction and poetry. Graduates with a degree in English develop effective and precise communication skills, a grounded historical awareness, and critical thinking skills. These skills provide the foundation for career paths in a range of professions and careers.

English graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:

Deputy Attorney General, State of New Jersey
Technical Writer
,Microsoft Corporation
Media Relations Manager
, IBM Corporation
Morning Show Host
, KVIL Radio Dallas
English teacher
, Lake Stevens High School
, First Presbyterian Church
CS Specialist
, Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
Public Relations Manager
Social Marketing Manager, HTC
Web Editor
, Chicago Sun-Times
, Portland Clinic
Solar Energy Developer
, Iderdrola Renewables
Sea Otter Aquarist
, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Child Life Specialist
, Phoenix Children’s Hospital


Visit LinkedIn to see a list of Logger alums with an English degree, experience, or job title.

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