After Graduation

Post-graduation is a frightening concept for many students, not just seniors. Luckily, English majors are versatile and valuable because they are able to think and write critically, making them stand out from the crowd. Below is just a small sampling of what students majoring in English can expect to pursue careers in as well as a few examples of Berry grads in the professional field:

  • law
  • advertising
  • publishing
  • teaching
  • technical
  • creative writing
  • public and academic administration
  • library science
  • business management
  • social services
  • counseling
  • speech therapy

Occupation

Education
Insurance Underwriting
Education/Copy Editing
Law
English Teacher
Tech Support
Journalism
National Park Service
Media/Magazines
Non-Profit Development
Education/Missions

Title

Teacher
Underwriting Team Leader
Teacher & Copy Editor
Attorney
Teacher
User Support Coordinator
Managing Editor
Management Assistant
Associate Projects Editor
Regional Development Director
Educational Consultant

Employer

Cartersville School System
State Farm Insurance
The Way
Self-Employed
Houston County Board of Ed.
Semiconductor Research Corp.
Neighborhood Newspapers
Curecanti National Park
Southern Progress
Alzheimer's Association
SHARE Educational Services 

For assistance in finding employment after graduation, contact the Career Center.

Some recent graduates of the department are attending graduate school while others are active in diverse professional fields. Recent graduates in the English, Rhetoric and Writing department have been accepted to study at the University of Chicago, University of Miami, New York University, Jesus College at the University of Oxford, Hollins College, University of Virginia and the University of Georgia.