Many people think, "Teaching," when asked what English majors are prepared to do after graduation. But English majors find jobs in a wide range of fields.
Some fields, such as freelance writing and journalism, seem obvious choices for English majors, while others, such as activism or counseling, may surprise you.
Most of these fields require specialized training, above and beyond the English major, and several require graduate degrees. In all cases, however, the degree in English serves as a vital component of one's job preparation.
Follow the links at the left to read about career opportunities for English majors. You may be amazed at the doors a major in English can open for you.