English majors get jobs because the world needs sharp storytellers.
When it comes to stories, we're the experts. We analyze stories. We craft them. We use the latest digital tech to create professional documents with them.
And employers in the 2020s want who we're graduating.
As US News & World Report put it recently, "Increasingly, employers seek workers who possess strong communication, creative
thinking and interpersonal skills, all of which students should develop in college-level
Employees who can create persuasive narratives, it turns out, are prized in the worlds of business, media, education, the law, and an array of other career paths.
Of course, an English degree is much more than great preparation for tomorrow's "story-driven" job markets.
Majoring in English is about learning to think smartly and creatively.
It's about being woke—and awakening others—as writers, educators, and rounded human beings.
To find out more about ESU’s English major, the various tracks you can choose, and how they meet your goals and dreams, you can start by emailing Dr. Jeff Hotz, department chair or by calling us at (570) 422-3315.