What will you do with an English degree? Plenty. Master valuable professional writing skills to prepare you for fields like publishing, marketing, journalism, web content management and public relations. English also makes a great double-major, or pick up a Writing minor to enhance your degree.
of Xavier English graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within 6 months of graduation.
English majors learn from expert professors and scholars who have conducted research in England, Ireland, Italy, India and Africa, and who have published books about Jewish-American poetry, postmodern travel literature, mothers and spirituality and linguistics.
Master the art of writing and communication in ways that will directly transfer to your first job. Get paid to tutor at the Writing Center, grab a for-credit internship at one of Cincinnati's 100+ nonprofit organizations or media companies or write for one of our campus publications.
Small class sizes allow you to ask the right questions and get the attention you need to succeed and learn. On top of that, our Career Development mentoring program will connect you with a Cincinnati-based professional for real-world experience.
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As a high school student, English Professor Norman Finkelstein was already thinking of himself as a poet. Then he won the New York City High School Poetry Contest, and his path to poetry was irreversible.
Here are just a few of the companies and organizations that have hired XU English alumni since 2012