Career Options

Augustana's Career Resource Centre has a variety of resources and career counselling help available. Here are some of the fields that English graduates enter:

Careers Where English is Essential:

  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Announcer (radio and television)
  • Critic
  • Community College Instructor
  • Editor (Advertising, Art, Copy, News, Photo, Production, Script, Sports, Technical)Elementary School Teacher
  • English as a Second Language Teacher (ESL) in Canada and Abroad
  • High School Teacher
  • Journalist (Book Reviewer, Broadcast Journalist, Columnist, Correspondent, Investigative Reporter, Journalist, News Analyst, News Commentator, Network Reporter, Reporter, Researcher for Radio or Television, Television News Anchorperson)
  • Proofreader
  • Public Relations Officer (Communications Officer, Fund-Raising Consultant, Information Officer, Media Co-ordinator, Media Relations Officer, Museum Educator, Press Secretary, Publicist)
  • Researcher (Radio and Television)
  • Translator
  • University Professor
  • Writer (Essayist, Humorist, Novelist, Playwright, Poet, Scientific Writer, Script Writer, Short-story Writer, Specifications Writer, Technical Writer, Television Writer)

Careers Where English is Desirable:

  • Actor
  • Archivist
  • Conference and Event Planner
  • Court Reporter
  • Director (Television, Radio, Film, and Theatre)
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Librarian or Information Services Specialist
  • Linguist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Ministry or Priesthood
  • Politician
  • Producer (Radio, Television, and Film)
  • Secretary (Executive, Medical, Legal)