English Career Opportunities

English Career Opportunities

At Fontbonne, we are committed to helping you soar higher in your chosen profession, whether that means preparing you for graduate studies or to enter your field directly after graduation. The following opportunities will apply to majors in English Secondary Education, Literary Studies, and Professional Writing.

How can I put this major to work?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Sales Agent
  • Attorney
  • Blog & Social Media Writer
  • Campaign Director
  • Claims Examiner
  • Community Relations Specialist
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Critic
  • Customer service Representative
  • Editor
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Editorial Director
  • Events Coordinator

  • Freelance Writer
  • Fundraiser
  • Historical Society Specialist
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Journalist
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Management Trainee
  • Marketing / Sales Manager
  • Media Analyst
  • Media Buyer
  • Museum Curator
  • Music Reporter
  • Non-profit Administrator
  • Paralegal / Legal Assistant

  • Professor
  • Proofreader –Production Assistant
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Publisher
  • Reporter
  • Sales Representative
  • Script Writer
  • Speech Instructor
  • Teacher: Middle School Language Arts
  • High School English
  • Technical Writer
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Writer / Author

Who hires English majors?

  • Advertising Firms
  • Banks / Financial Institutions
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Community Arts Centers
  • Community Service Organizations
  • Consumer Organizations
  • Consulting Firms
  • Corporations
  • Cultural Organizations
  • Entertainment Industries
  • Film Companies
  • Foundations
  • Government Agencies
  • Health & Human Service Agencies
  • Historical Societies

  • Hospitality Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Internet Sites
  • Investment Firms
  • Libraries
  • Magazines
  • Management / Consulting Firms
  • Marketing Firms
  • Media Firms
  • Museums
  • Newspapers
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Peace Corp/AmeriCorps
  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Political Organizations
  • Professional Associations
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Publishers
  • Radio Stations
  • Retail Stores
  • Self-employed
  • Schools–private & public
  • Telecommunications Firms
  • Television Stations
  • Theaters
  • Trade Associations
  • Travel & Tourism Departments

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne graduates?

  • American Optometric Student Association
  • Anheuser-Busch In-Bev
  • Biomedical Systems
  • Borders
  • Chaminade College Preparatory School
  • Edward Jones
  • Fox C-6 School District
  • Francis Howell School District
  • Incarnate Word-Academy
  • Judevine Center for Autism
  • Lindenwood University
  • Mehlville School District

  • National City Bank
  • Parkway School District
  • St. Clair High School
  • St. Elizabeth Academy
  • St. Louis County Library
  • Saint Louis Public Schools
  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune
  • Sisters of Mercy Health System
  • Special School District
  • Suburban Journals

How can Fontbonne help with my career development?

Encouraging and supporting your personal and professional growth is a core belief at Fontbonne. Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

  • Career counseling
  • Personality and interest assessments
  • Guidance when choosing majors and careers
  • Networking assistance
  • Resume and cover letter assistance

  • Mock interviews and interview prep
  • On-Campus Interviewing
  • Job and internship search advice
  • Work place etiquette training
  • Search for opportunities on Purple Briefcase

Resources

English Career Opportunities

Contact Information

6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

314-862-3456

fbyou@fontbonne.edu

Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

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