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Wayne State College
Counseling Center
Student Center, Rm. 103
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787

(402) 375-7321 -or- 375-7557
Fax: 402.375.7058
eMail: advising@wsc.edu

 

 

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

 

What Can I Do With a Major In Writing?

 

BulletStudents with a degree in Writing 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.

 

BulletNovelist/Author

BulletScreenplay Writer

BulletSpeech Writer

BulletCritic

BulletColumnist/Commentator

BulletScience Writer

BulletProofreader

BulletFact Checker

BulletStory Editor

BulletPublishing Assistant

BulletCopy Editor

BulletContinuity Writer

BulletReporter

BulletLobbyist

BulletHumorist

BulletResearcher

BulletAdvertising Copywriter

BulletNews Editor

BulletPublications Editor

BulletMagazine Editor

BulletPollster

BulletForeign Correspondent

BulletPlaywright

BulletPoet

BulletFreelance Writer/Consultant

BulletComedy Writer

BulletAbstract Writer

BulletBibliographer

BulletLexicographer

BulletPolicy & Procedures Analyst

BulletConsumer Affairs Investigator

BulletGrant Writer

BulletFeature Writer

BulletReading Consultant

BulletMedical Writer

BulletMagazine Writer

BulletTeacher

BulletTechnical Writer

BulletStaff Writer

BulletCommentator

BulletBook Reviewer

BulletPatient Relations Specialist

BulletBiographer

BulletManuscript Reader

BulletGreeting Card Writer

BulletJournalist/Photojournalist

 

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 writing and literature links:

American Society of Journalists and Authors

http://www.asja.org/

 

American Society of Authors and Writers

http://www.amsaw.org/

 

American Literature Association

http://www.americanliterature.org/

 

Association of Literary Scholars and Critics

http://www.bu.edu/literary/

 

Folklore Society

http://www.folklore-society.com/

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Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor

 

 

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