What Can You Do With An English Major?
Among our English-major alumnae, we number a television news anchorwoman, a sports editor and a film editor for the Los Angeles Times, an assistant district attorney, a human resource associate for United Way of Los Angeles, a Peace Corps volunteer, high school and college teachers, lawyers, counselors, poets, business executives, entrepreneurs, and hundreds more creative people.
The secret is that while they were developing their English-major skills in college, they were also--through their reading and discussion--reflecting on human experience and becoming more open and finely tuned to the world around them. When the time came to choose a career, they had the tools and they had the vision.
As a Mount English graduate, you can hold a good job because you will be able to think, analyze, organize, write, and communicate effectively. Business executives tell us they like to hire graduates of English programs because of their communication skills complemented by their experience in how humans think and act.
You can get your graduate degrees and enter many professional fields that are open to well educated and articulate persons, such as: