Health & Safety Alert: The City of Westfield’s risk level for the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) illness has been elevated to high. In addition to sharing and encouraging individual precautions with the campus community, the University has rescheduled outdoor campus activities to avoid the hours between dusk and dawn, until further notice. More Information


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What do our alumni do?

English majors develop skills which are highly valued by employers, such as analytical thinking, creative problem-solving, collaboration, excellent oral and written communication, cultural fluency, and empathy.

Our alumni have gone on to become...

  • Teachers
  • Librarians
  • Medical and Technical Writers
  • Educational Leaders
  • Published Poets
  • Editors
  • Public Policy Makers
  • Grant Writers
  • Lawyers
  • Journalists
  • Bankers

Our alumni have also entered graduate programs at the following schools (partial list):

  • Emerson College
  • Simmons College
  • Columbia University
  • University of Washington
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Clark University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • Boston University
  • Ball State University
  • Western Washington University
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Westfield State University
  • Breadloaf Middlebury College