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Alumni of English programs listed the following reasons:
Source: Beidler, Peter. "What English Majors Do Out There, How They Feel About It and What We Do About It." ADE Bulletin 133 (2003): 29-35.
What Can You Do with an English Major?
The most common alumni response: "Anything you want to." English majors are non-profit administrators, corporate executives, wine consultants, restaurant or film reviewers, attorneys, secret service agents, stand-up comedians, musicians, librarians, governors, writers, editors and much more. Minors and internships can supplement traditional English coursework and help students develop a specific set of skills that can give them an edge in specialized job markets.
Source: Conboy, Katie. "What Can You Do with an English Major?" ADE Bulletin 125 (2000): 24-28.
Famous English Majors
Source: “Famous English Majors.” Central Washington State Dept. of English. 1 March 2007. <https://www.cwu.edu/~english/FamousEnglishMajors.html>.
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