Careers

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

Here are some examples of recent employment for our English and creative writing 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
Where can  your Truman degree take you?
Truman’s vibrant learning community allows you to explore everything that sparks your curiosity as you develop effective communication, problem-solving and leadership skills for a successful career launch. Starting your first year at Truman, you can use helpful resources provided by Truman’s Career Center to find internship and employment opportunities based on your career interests and goals.

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