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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
September 29, 2016
Canadian Excellence

What can I do with an English Degree?

Many English students pursue graduate or professional degrees or diplomas in:

Education/Teaching                 MA and PhD in Literary Studies

Journalism                               Public Relations

Law                                         Travel/Tourism

Library and Information Sciences           Social Work

These are some of the careers recent grads from our English Undergraduate Program have gone on to pursue:

Alumni Development Officer

Behavioural Therapist (Blueballoon Paediatric Health Services)

Communications and Program Assistant, European Commission

Copy Writer

Customer Service Representative (RBC)

Digital Communication Specialist (Sun Life Financial)

Editor/Editorial Assistant

Educational Software Development (Desire2Learn)

ESL Instructor

Event Planner


Journalists for Human Rights (Freetown, Sierra Leone)

Marketing Manager

Public Relations


Radio Journalism Trainer

Teaching English in Taiwan and Japan

Trade Sales Assistant (Scholastic)

Visual Merchandiser (Lululemon)

Writer/Communications Coordinator, Perimeter Institute

For more information on AWhat Can I Do With My English Degree?@ go the WLU Career Development  Centre: