Careers

What can you do with an English, Creative Writing, or Linguistics Major?

Our graduates are taking what they learned at Truman and are out in the world making a difference pursuing careers in many fields. Here are some examples of recent employment for our Englishcreative writing, and linguistics majors.

  • Account Executive, FUSE Advertising Agency; St. Louis, MO
  • Actress, Stage Left, Chicago, IL
  • Assistant to Artistic Director, Immediacy Theatre Project;
    Belleville, IL
  • Assistant Director of Washington Area Women’s Foundation;
    Washington DC
  • Assistant Publicist, Sourcebooks; Inc., Naperville, IL
  • Attorney, Armstrong Teasdale; St. Louis, MO
  • Copywriter, Salva O’Renick; Kansas City, MO
  • Deputy Democratic Director, Board of Election Commission; St. Louis, MO
  • Disability Claims Case Manager, Liberty Mutual Group; Kansas City, MO
  • Editorial Assistant in Health Professions; Elsevier, St. Louis, MO
  • Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America; Oahu, HI
  • English Teacher in Czech Republic
  • English Teacher in Spain
  • FDIC Bank Examiner; Kansas City, MO
  • High School Teacher, Columbia (MO) Independent School
  • High School Teacher; Boonville, MO
  • Instructor, Moberly (MO) Area Community College
  • Intern, AmeriCorps; Hawley, MA
  • Iowa Attorney General; Des Moines, IA
  • Librarian; Liberty, MO
  • Missouri State Archives; Jefferson City, MO
  • Peace Corps; Washington, DC
  • Portfolio Consultant, Northwestern Mutual; St. Louis, MO
  • Production Associate, ABC Touchstone; Los Angeles, CA
  • Professor of English, Lindenwood University; St. Charles, MO
  • Staff Writer, Mexico (MO) Ledger
  • Theatrical Designer; Bear Creek Resort, IN
  • Truman State University Soccer Coach; Kirksville, MO
Neva

My favorite aspect of Truman is the sense of community. I love knowing so many people around campus and having so many great opportunities that I might not have at a larger university.

Neva S., Creative Writing Major, Theatre Minor