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What are you doing after graduation?

Remember the Wackerle Career and Leadership Center.

What can I do with an English major?


Thinking of graduate school?

          Peterson's Guide to Graduate Schools and Study


          The Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

               The General Test (administered daily by computer at select locations)

               The Subject Test: Literature in English

                      (administered three times annually: October, November, and April)


Want information to help evaluate career options?

          BrainTrack Career Resources


Thinking of law school?


          Contact Professor Annika Hagley, director of the pre-law program.

          The LSAT (administered in October, December, and February)

          The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC)


I want a job or internship in publishing.


          See or

          What about in Chicago?


          Other internship resources:



      (contact Michelle Kim in the Wackerle Center for password information)

      (ISCPA Online Career Center)



What about the Peace Corps?


Considering working for a non-profit? See


"Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 with offices in the United States and Argentina. Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives." provides non-profit job listings both domestic and abroad, volunteer opportunities,  non-profit job fairs, and much more.

What about studying abroad with a Fulbright Scholarship for graduating students?

The U.S. Fulbright Program "is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide."

Contact Professor Mary Bruce, the Monmouth College Fulbright Program Advisor or your advisor for more information.

What about library science/ becoming a librarian?

American Library Associationís (ALA) Education and Careers Information

ALA Accredited Institutions


ALA Career Paths


ALA Education Paths

Interested in teaching English overseas (Education degree not required)?


Interested in volunteering abroad for between two and twelve weeks (at your own expense)?

Other professional and occupational resources:






The Mellinger Center

What's New




The Department of English is pleased to welcome Professor Kasia Bartoszynska, who is teaching 19th century literature and British Literature II!




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