What Can I Do with an MHC Major in English?
Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- Goodwin Procter, LLP
- Philadelphia Inquirer
- Magazines (Condé Nast, Parade, Ms.)
- Publishing companies (The Gioi, Wiley, Dell, Cobblestone, Jones & Bartlett)
- Breakthrough Collaborative
- US Dept. of State-US Embassy-Dhaka
- Senator John Kerry’s Boston Office
- The Kaplan Thaler Group
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Sookmyung University, Seoul, S. Korea
- Feature Films
- Thomas Cole Historical Site
- Auckland Museum
- Nat’l Ctr. for Genetic Engineering & Biotech.
Great positions for students with this major:
- Publisher/Publishing Assistant
- Editorial Director
- Lawyer/Legal Assistant
- Campaign Organizer
- Teacher (public/private)/University Instructor
- Public Relations Assistant/Executive
- Production Assistant
- Marketing Assistant
- Communications Coordinator/Director
- Account Executive
- Consultant (Educational or other)
- Freelance Writer
- Development Officer
- American Library Association
Offers networking opportunities and employment information for those interested in library careers.
- American Society of Journalists and Authors
Helps professional freelancers to advance their writing careers and employers to hire authors and journalists.
Provides a marketplace where writers get connected with publishing professionals.
- Creative Freelancers
Connects freelancers with publishers and editors through an online database.
- Newspaper Association of America
Information resource on the newspaper industry. Publishing jobs at various companies are posted online.
- Society of Professional Journalists
Advice and resources for professional or aspiring journalists. Includes jobs, internships, and a student discount.
- Vault Online Career Library
Career summaries and guidance, including internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing.
Career Resource Library:
- View and access 400 print resources through the CDC's online career library.
- To browse the online resources related to your career interests in greater detail, stop by the Career Development Center anytime from 9 am – 5 pm.
- Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
- Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Member Directory.
- Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.