First Careers for English Majors | St. Lawrence University English

First Careers for English Majors

What jobs to English majors find upon graduating?

Where do English majors start their careers?

 

SLU English majors gravitate towards a wide-range of fields upon graduation. Our English majors start their journeys in the professional world pursuing a variety of positions within disparate fields. Data reflects SLU English graduates between 2006 and 2015.

 

First Job Titles

Account Manager

Administrative Assistant

Admissions Counselor

AmeriCorp Member

Assistant Academic Designer

Assistant Director of Admissions

Assistant Manager

Assistant Media Buyer

Assistant Media Planner

Assistant Teacher

Associate Editor

Behavioral Analyst

Boatbuilder

Business Analyst

Clinical Research Associate

Community-based Services Worker

Congressional Aide

Content Analyst

Copyeditor

Copywriter

Donor Outreach

Editorial Assistant

Employment Specialist

Enrollment Coordinator

Event Planner

Environmental Educator

Farm Assistant

Financial Analyst

Investor Relations

IT Business Analyst

Marketing Assistant

Media Curator

Mental Health Worker

Mutual Fund Accountant

News Assistant

News Editor

Operations Assistant

Outreach Coordinator

Paralegal
Peace Corp Member

PR Assistant

Production Coordinator

Program Assistant

Publishing Administrator / Associate

Readership Development Associate

Realtor

Reporter

Research Assistant

Research Technician

Retention Specialist

Sales Associate

Search Engine Optimization Analyst

Senior Service Representative

Ski Instructor

Teacher (Elementary, Middle School, and High School)

Technology Support Specialist

Veterinary Food Inspector

Wilderness Field Instructor

Writer

 

Industries of first jobs

Advertising

Agriculture

Consumer Goods

Education K12

Event Planning

Food and Beverage

Financial Services

Health Care

Higher Education

Hospitality

Human Resources Consulting

Human Services

Government (Local, State, Federal)

Journalism

Legal Services

Marketing

News Media

Non-Profits and Foundations

Outdoor Recreation

Publishing

Social Services

Sports and Recreation

Staffing and Executive Search

Real Estate

Technology