Shaw University
 
Moodle Give to Shaw  
DEPT. OF HUMANITIES
Department of Humanities 
Faculty and Staff  
Degree Offered 
Course Descriptions 
Why become an English Major? 
Careers for English Majors  
Graduate Studies for English Majors 
Reading & Writing Contest Winners 
Academic Affairs 
Libraries 
 
 APPLY TO SHAW UNIVERSITY  

COMING SOON
Have you heard what they're discussing in Dr. Justice's English class? Join the discussion - Should She Do It.
» Reserve your copy
» Join the online discussion

Students in class
Department of Humanities

Careers for English Majors

  • Education--primary or secondary school teacher, museum educator, college professor
  • Law--lawyer (corporate, government, private), researcher, legislative assistant,
    administrative assistant
  • Radio and TV--reporter, news writer, researcher, news director, publicity 
    or promotion director, community affairs director
  • Technical writer (corporations, federal agencies, private)
  • Technical Support--employment interviewer, crossword-puzzler maker, 
    community organizer, administrator
  • Advertising--publicity manager, publicity/promotion specialist
  • Magazines, Newspapers, and News Services--journalist, copy editor, news editor, 
    publicity/promotion specialists
  • Public Relations--public relations officer, public information officer, copy-writer, 
    promotion specialist, research analyst, internal publications editor
  • Book Publishing--copy editor, copywriter, proofreader, publicity manager
  • Reviewer (of books, plays, etc)
  • Writer (fiction, nonfiction, verse, greeting cards)