Career Planning Resources

The following books, websites and periodicals provide useful career information for English majors.


Asher, Donald. How to Get Any Job with Any Major: Career Launch&Re-launch for Everyone Under 30 or (How to Avoid Living in Your Parent's Basement) . Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2004.

DeGalan, Julie, and Stephen Lambert. Great Jobs for English Majors . Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Bly, Robert W. Careers for Writers&Others Who Have a Way with Words . Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Camenson , Blythe. Careers in Publishing . Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Eberts, Marjorie, and Margaret Gisler. Careers for Bookworms&Other Literary Types . Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Eikleberry, Carol. The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People . Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1999.

Fogg, Neeta. College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors . Indianapolis: Jist Publishing, 2004.

Gerzon-Kessler, Ari, et al. Have No Career Fear: A College Grad's Guide to Snagging a Job, Trekking the Career Path, and Reaching Job Nirvana . New York: Natavi, 2004.

Jankowski, Katherine. The Job Seeker's Guide to Socially Responsible Companies . Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale, 1994.

Lemire, Tim. I'm an English Major Now What? Cincinnati: Writers Digest Books, 2006.

Lieber, Ron, and Tom Meltzer. Best Entry-Level Jobs, 2006 . Princeton: Princeton Review, 2005.

O'Hara, Shelley. What Can You Do with a Major in English: Real people. Real Jobs. Real Rewards . Indianapolis: Cliffs Notes, 2005.

Yager, Fred, and Jan Yager. Career Opportunities in the Publishing Industry . New York: Facts on File, 2005.

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