ENGLISH RELATED LINKS
The Association of American Publishers
This organization is involved in a number of publishing activities, giving a strong overview of their objectives. Additional information and resources are also provided on this site.
Sigma Tau Delta
Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies.
OCCUPATION/ MAJOR EXPLORATION
KSU: English, Job Opportunities & Internships
Offers a general description of the marketable skills of an English major and a list of potential careers. This site provides much detail on what each career listed involves, such as responsibilities, training, wage and more valuable information.
Monster.com: Are There Jobs for English Majors?
Reveals the career accomplishments of four individuals with degrees in English and the skills that they have found to be beneficial stemming from their choice in major.
Monster.com: Job Options for the Liberal Arts Degree
Provides useful advice on job options for English majors who are unsure about what they want to do with their degree.
Contains a list of possible careers for English majors, accompanied by major employers and strategies in gaining those desired positions.
Graduate School in English
Offers a list of Master's and Ph.D. programs, along with jobs that can be obtained with such degrees. More details and advice on graduate school are provided with this information.
Survey of Doctoral Education: English, Know Yourself and Know What Doctoral Study Entails
Gives students graduate school advice from people who have experienced a Graduate Study program in English. This advice stems from the question, "Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give others entering or in the early years of graduate school?"
UCSB: Researching Graduate Programs in English
Offers a compilation of graduate study programs for the English major, listed by highest to lowest reputation score ('01). This site also lists these graduate schools by major concentration.
Washjeff.edu: English Graduate Programs
Provides students with detailed information on Master's Degree options and on the Doctoral Degree. Along with this, there are suggestions on how to get into and be successful in Graduate School.
EMPLOYMENT/ INTERNSHIP RESOURCES
About.com: Freelance Writing
This site allows you to "leave the cube," and fully explore a career in freelance writing. Articles can be viewed on how to become a full-time freelance writer, and generally how to be successful in the field. Not only is it a good job resource, but also shows you how to stand out in this competitive field with an array of tips and articles.
(Be sure to check the website for job search engines that may aid you in your job search.)
Provides job seekers with information on publishing and how to get involved. A search for jobs and internships is also included on this site, containing details on their location, description and requirements.
Ed (2010): WhisperJobs
Offers a list of job openings to those interested in obtaining a position in the magazine industry.
The Journalism School- Columbia University
A professional experience in the business of publishing. A 6-week program in which students will attend a publishing course that is intensive, collaborative and will require interactions with writers, agents, illustrators and advertisers.
The resources provided on this page are intended for informational purposes only. They do not reflect any association with or endorsement by SMCM or the CDC.