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