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Resources for English Majors|Department of English

Resources for English Majors

Books

Great Jobs for English Majors, Julie DeGalan and Stephen Lambert (McGraw Hill, 2000)

I'm an English Major, Now What? Timothy Lemire (Writer’s Digest, 2006)

Websites

Places to search for information, guidance, and specific opportunities. (Note that these are independent sites, posted for your information. We endorse no site.)

General

National Association of Colleges and Employers, Job Search Advice for Graduates: Job Choices Online

US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://stats.bls.gov/ooh/

Advertising

Advertising Age:  http://adage.com/

Association of National Advertisers:  http://www.ana.net 

Nationjobs.com: http://www.nationjob.com/media

Red Books Directory of Advertising Agencies:   http://www.redbooks.com   

Education

Academic Careers Online: http://www.academiccareers.com/

American Association of University Professors:    http://www.aaup.org

The Chronicle of Higher Education Career Network: http://chronicle.com/section/Jobs/61/

College English Association:  http://www.cea-web.org/index.php

Modern Language Association Job Information List:  http://www.mla.org

National Council of Teachers of English:  http://www.ncte.org

National Education Association:  http://www.nea.org

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages:    http://www.tesol.org/

English PhD Programs: http://www.onlinephdprograms.org/English/

Executive Careers

Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/public/page/news-career-jobs.html

National Business Association: http://www.nationalbusiness.org

Government

Govtjobs.com: http://www.govtjobs.com/jobsourc.html

National Association of Government Employees:  http://www.nage.com

United States Government Job Website:  https://www.usajobs.gov/

Journalism

Newslink.org: http://www.newslink.org/joblink.html

Marketing
O'Dwyer's: http://www.odwyerpr.com

NonProfits and NGOs

Idealist.com (jobs in non profits): http://www.idealist.org/

Non-Profit Management Association:  http://www.cnmsocal.org

OnPhilanthropy.com (jobs in non-profits): http://www.dotorgjobs.com/

Public Relations

O'Dwyer's: http://www.odwyerpr.com

Public Relations Society of America: http://www.prsa.org

Publishing

American Society of Journalists and Authors:  http://www.asja.org

Association of American Publishers:  http://www.publishers.org

The WriteJobs.com: http://www.writejobs.com/

Television & Broadcasting

TVJobs.com: http://www.tvjobs.com/index_a.htm

Writing: Creative

Poets and Writers:  http://www.pw.org

Songwriters Guild: http://www.songwritersguild.com

Writers Guild of America-East:  http://www.wga.org/

Writing: Technical

American Medical Writers Association:  http://www.amwancal.org

National Association of Science Writers:  http://www.nasw.org

Society for Technical Communication:  http://www.stc.org/

Law

American Bar Association:  http://www.abanet.org/home.html

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