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What can you do with a degree in English?

Anything you want. Our alumni have charted career paths all over the globe. See below for a list of resources and professional associations that can help you explore yours.

DEGREE-SPECIFIC

media-match.com (film, tv, music, media)

ncte.org/career (K12 and college English teaching jobs)

higheredjobs.com (higher education/university teaching jobs)

thecreativeloft.com (creative jobs)

gooverseas.com (teaching English, volunteering, other jobs abroad)

jobs.problogger.net (freelance blogging, online writing)

idealist.org (activism, social justice, ‘jobs that help’)

talentzoo.com (design and creative jobs)

behance.net/joblist (creative jobs)

creativemany.org/resources/job-opportunities (creative industries, design, and tech)

workforgood.org (non-profits)

krop.com (creative industries, design, tech)

grantwriterteam.com (grant writing)

journalismcrossing.com (journalist positions, freelance)

bookjobs.com (editing, publishing, production, publicity)

publishersmarketplace.com (publishing)

ncph.org/jobs (public history)

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/major/writer (writing jobs)

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/g/10-Most-Popular-Types-of-Writing-Jobs (writing jobs)

GENERAL JOB BOARDS

go.ncsu.edu/epack-students

careershift.com

linkedin.com

glassdoor.com

usajobs.gov

careerbuilder.com

collegerecruiter.com

 snagajob.com

ziprecruiter.com/students-of-ncsu  

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Copy Editors Society (aceseditors.org)

American Grant Writers Association (agwa.us)

The Association of Magazine Media & Magazine Publishers of America (magazine.org)

Association of American Publishers (publishers.org)

Society for Technical Communication (stc.org)

National Council of Teachers of English (www2.ncte.org)

National Newspaper Publishers Association (nnpa.org)

American Medical Writer’s Association (amwa.org)

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (scbwi.org)

Writers Guild of America (wga.org)