Employers want critical thinkers and innovative changemakers.

English and Linguistics majors go on to careers in exciting fields like writing, education, law, public service, marketing and public relations, finance and fundraising, non-profit and forensic science, and media.

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How to Turn An English Degree Into a Successful Career

Employers notice the depth of knowledge that students with English degrees bring to business. Transform your degree into a meaningful and fulfilling career by incorporating three elements into your time at MSU Denver:

Explore, Engage and Elevate

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Explore: Do some reading

Turn your love for English into a viable long-term career by reading "Want a Job with the English Degree?" by Paul T. Corrigan, blogger and associate professor at Southeastern University.

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Explore: Start your research

Explore MSU Denver Career Research to learn about company rankings and profiles, job opportunities, career guides and advice, and exclusive career events.

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Engage: Visit the C2 Hub

Get engaged with C2 Hub programs and services like service learning, Undergraduate research, study abroad, leadership skill development, professional development and more.

Visit C2 Hub's Website
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Engage: Meet with a Career Advisor

Career Advisors are here to jump start your career and are available to help review your resume, discover career opportunities, conduct mock interviews and more.

Schedule an Appointment
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Elevate: Brush up that resume

Elevate your resume to the next level by uploading it to VMock which provides artificial intelligence to provide instant and personalized feedback on all things resumes.

Upload your Resume
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Elevate: Build your industry network

Rise above your peers by checking out CareerLink, your one-stop online platform for jobs and internships, workshops, career fairs and other campus recruiting events.

Log into CareerLink

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Campus Location:
King Center
4th floor

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 32
Denver, Colorado 80217-3362

Phone: 303-615-1800

Fax: 720-778-5760