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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
July 26, 2016

Canadian Excellence

What can I do with an English Degree?

Many English students pursue graduate or professional degrees or diplomas in:

Education/Teaching MA and PhD in Literary Studies

JournalismPublic Relations

Law Travel/Tourism

Library and Information Sciences Social Work

These are some of the careers recent grads from our English Undergraduate Program have gone on to pursue:

Alumni Development Officer

Behavioural Therapist (Blueballoon Paediatric Health Services)

Communications and Program Assistant, European Commission

Copy Writer

Customer Service Representative (RBC)

Digital Communication Specialist (Sun Life Financial)

Editor/Editorial Assistant

Educational Software Development (Desire2Learn)

ESL Instructor

Event Planner


Journalists for Human Rights (Freetown, Sierra Leone)

Marketing Manager

Public Relations


Radio Journalism Trainer

Teaching English in Taiwan and Japan

Trade Sales Assistant (Scholastic)

Visual Merchandiser (Lululemon)

Writer/Communications Coordinator, Perimeter Institute

For more information on AWhat Can I Do With My English Degree?@ go the WLU Career Development Centre: