Careers & Internships

English majors pursue many career paths, including law, business, publishing, writing, journalism, education, public service, fine arts, technology, medicine and even engineering.

The links at the left offer information about specific career areas.

Resources for Career Advising, Job Placement, and Internships

Notre Dame’s Career Center sponsors career fairs, conducts practice interviews, holds workshops, and maintains GOIRISH, an online recruiting database. It can also provide information about internships and sets up job interviews. It also has an English careers page.  Arts and Letters Contact: Anita Rees.

Arts and Letters students from every major succeed in business, graduate or professional school, or full-time service. Learn more about the career outcomes of all of our graduates, including English majors.

Internships and internship credit

For information about getting course credit for internship consult the internship page of the A&L Office of Undergraduate Studies, which handles these credits.

Resources for Post-graduate study

The Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagment (CUSE) serves as the primary contact for most post-baccalaureate scholarship programs; disseminates scholarship information through email, postings, and informational meetings; and mentors students in their search for fellowships.