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 our graduates. 

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.

The English Department maintains a regular presence at the Notre Dame Press with many students participating in internships and in turn gaining invaluable experience in many facets of publishing. For more information regarding current opportunities contact

Shown below are our most recent Notre Dame Press Interns:
Spring 2018 Interns Poster Email

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.