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Many students use the English interest area as a starting point for their career because the skillset acquired can be applied to dozens of different fields. Most degree plans are flexible and let you choose concentrations in areas of interest to you, such as creative writing or cultural studies. Studying English prepares you for a wide and exciting selection of careers, including teaching, journalism, publishing, marketing, publications, script writing, law, medicine, or even working in tech companies and startup ventures.
Kirkwood can help you explore all of your career options and provide exciting and meaningful experiences in and out of the classroom to help you find the best path. With a future looking bright for English graduates, you’ll be able to channel your creativity and love for the written word and literature into a lifelong career.
Career Coach is an amazing resource for exploring your career options in English. Get access to the most current data on beginning, average and upper salaries for positions right here in Iowa. You’ll also be linked to current employment postings, as well as associated education and training information.