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Post-Graduation Plans of Recent English Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Game Writer - Bungie, Bellevue, WA
  • Real Estate Associate - Hines, Washington D.C.
  • Marketing Advisor - MediaLink LLC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Architectural Writer - Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, New York, NY
  • Assistant Account Executive - BBDO, New York, NY
  • Consultant - IBM Global Business, New York, NY
  • Paralegal - Richards Kibbe and Orbe LLP, New York, NY
  • Publicist - Shore Fire Media, Brooklyn, NY
  • Editorial Assistant - Columbia University Press, New York, NY
  • Teacher - Ambrit International School, Rome, Italy

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Intern - McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ
  • English Teacher - National Institute for International Education, Seoul, South Korea
  • Programs and Contracts Associate (Princeton Project 55) - Association to Benefit Children, New York, NY
  • Clinical Research Coordinator (Princeton Project 55) - EMNet Coordinating Center, Boston, MA

Graduate and Professional School

  • J.D. - Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • M.P.A., Public Affairs - Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • M.A., Journalism - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • M.F.A., Film and Television Production - University of Southern California, CA
  • M.F.A., Poetry - University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • D.D.S., Dentistry - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Ph.D., English - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.Div., Pastoral Ministry - Yale University, New Haven, CT

Internships of Recent English Majors

  • Intern - ABC News, New York, NY
  • Research Intern, Emergency Department - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Intern - Gabrielle Shaw Communications, London
  • Corporate Summer Analyst, Mortgage Banking - J.P. Morgan, New York, NY
  • Copy Editor & Reporter, Jakarta Globe, Jakarta
  • Copywriting Intern, Marketing - Kenneth Cole Productions, New York, NY
  • Production Assistant - Lionsgate Entertainment, Santa Monica, CA
  • Writing Intern - New York Family Magazine, New York, NY
  • Intern, Buying and Planning - Ralph Lauren, New York, NY
  • Literary Intern - Second Stage Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Intern, Reentry Family and Faith Circles of Support - The Interfaith Center of New York, New York, NY
  • Editorial Intern - Tribeca Productions, New York, NY
  • Assistant - Voltage Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
  • Adventure Trip Leader - YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Kattskill Bay, NY

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.