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Careers with English

Graduating with a degree in English can lead to various entry-level jobs in fields like communication, business, journalism, publishing, sales, and technology. Not only can English majors work in many different fields, they can also work in various types of organizations such as corporations, non-profits, and government agencies. In addition to career fields, those who study English are well prepared to pursue an Master's Degree, go to law school, or train to become an educator.

Career Outlook

English is a broad field and there are many types of careers one could have with an English degree.  These career options include, but are not limited to, Teaching, Advertising, Public Relations, Publishing, and Technical Writing.  Click below to find out more about each career:  

Secondary School Teachers

Advertising and Promotions Managers

Public Relations Specialist

Editors

Technical Writers

Curious about what else an English degree can offer? Apply to PPCC today to get in contact with an Advisor!

Professional Networking

There are numerous professional organizations that represent the field of English in which students may find more information regarding English careers and professional support.

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Employment Resources

Finding work in your field (or any field) can be challenging for anyone. Here are some resources that you can use to find a career that suits you best:

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Website - A comprehensive resource that offers job search assistance, resume preparation, and other career-related services for job seekers in the Pikes Peak region. 

Robert Half Research and Insights - A widely respected human resources consulting firm - Robert Half research and insights can give you industry respected tips and advice for job searches and resumes.

PPCC Career Connections - The college's portal for students and employers to post and search for jobs. You may also visit the PPCC Jobs website for on-campus student employment opportunities.

 

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