English Career Information

About Careers for English Majors

FSU English alumna (B.S. 14’) and Magazine Editor-in-Chief for the FSU Alumni Association Vires, Kelli Gemmer, hosted students exploring careers through the FSUshadow program.

An English degree helps students develop valuable skills that translate to a wide array of industries. Gaining experience beyond the classroom in tandem with academics will provide greater insight and additional skills for any field of interest. Careers in popular industries, such as media, journalism, and publishing can be competitive and may require higher education or specialized skills. The resources below will help English students get started on exploring their career pathway and preparing for the next steps after graduation:

Career Planning Guide:



Next Steps

What can I do with my English major?

Gabriella Paez and Trish Birmingham – Editing Intern FSU Students.

English Career Liason

Cathy Barrios
WMS 459

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