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FSU English Alumna (B.S. ’14) and Editor-in-Chief for the FSU Alumni Association’s VIRES Magazine, Kelli Gemmer (right), worked with VIRES Editorial Intern, Shannon Turner, who is an Editing, Writing and Media student on the VIRES Magazine.

An English degree helps students develop valuable skills that translate to a wide array of industries. Careers in popular industries, such as journalism, publishing, and academic research can be competitive and may require higher education or specialized skills within and beyond the classroom. The resources below will help English students get started on exploring their career pathway and preparing for their next steps after graduation:

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