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Career Plannng: "What Can I Do With A Major In...?"


What Can I Do With a Major In Literature?


BulletStudents with a degree in Literature could pursue a variety of career opportunities. Any career reflective of their skills, interests, values, personal style, etc., could be attainable with good self-marketing skills. Some career opportunities will require advanced study.


BulletCommunity Affairs Director


BulletAncient History Teacher

BulletAncient Historian

BulletBiblical Scholar

BulletClassical Archeologist

BulletEnglish/Literature Professor


BulletForeign Service Worker

BulletTourism Worker/Manager

BulletWriting Center Director

BulletGrant Writer



BulletArt Historian

BulletSecondary Education Teacher


BulletLiterary Agent

BulletNewsletter Writer

BulletAssignment Editor

BulletScience / Medical Writer

BulletNewspaper publisher


BulletCopy Editor


To learn more about these careers, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH can show you training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and more...


Related literature links:

American Society of Journalists and Authors


American Society of Authors and Writers


American Literature Association


Association of Literary Scholars and Critics


Folklore Society

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