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I am English major and want to know what kinds of career can I have with it, anyone done this or any ideas?

I want to have a career where I can make enough money to live comfortably. I have taken classes and in the middle of the term I get bored and I can't seem to think myself doing these for the rest of my life. I was thinking about going into educational teaching.

Asked By: Lala - 10/7/2006
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Many occupations today require a college educated individual who can write and speak well, solve problems, learn new information quickly and work well with others on a team This means that college graduates use their education in a wide variety of fields, and your future career may relate more to your personal career... More
Answered By: Billy - 10/7/2006
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Well, teachers are underpaid.... what about an publisher?
Answered By: Tucker C - 10/7/2006
 
I have friends who have degrees in English and do not have "successful" jobs. The degree does not foster much opportunity. Teaching would be a good option, but would require a different course of study.
Answered By: MLM - 10/7/2006
 
You can go into journalism or you can even take a few more classes to get certified in education and become a teacher- it is a great career!
Answered By: Kim - 10/7/2006
 
Let's see. Careers in English, hmm? Writer Teacher Teacher who writes Editor (you'd probably suck at that since you can't make up your own mind) Janitor. Statistically you have a better shot at that last one.
Answered By: boyfaceddog - 10/7/2006
 
English Major? Try the British army and don't bother any other country. No more colonies for the high and mighty and in Britain you cannot compete with the cheap migrant labour either!
Answered By: Tom Cat - 10/7/2006
 
I had English as my minor and I'm actually utilizing that as a write for a future online RPG.
Answered By: infernal_seamonkey - 10/7/2006
 
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