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Careers

Majoring in English at Belmont provides you with inspiration to grow as a scholar and person as well as gives you opportunities to develop as a writer in a variety of settings. More and more employers are seeking out potential employees with the unique skills acquired with an English major. According to First Destination Survey data, 95% of Belmont graduates 6 months out from graduation have jobs using their degree, have been accepted to graduate or professional school, or have started their own businesses. Plus, for those interested in pursuing graduate degrees, over the last 10 years, the Department of English has placed 100% of in high quality programs. Today, our alumni are working in a variety of fields and companies, including:

  • Google
  • ExxonMobil
  • IMG, London
  • Warby Parker
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
  • Nashville Public Library Foundation
  • Peace Corps
  • W Publishing Group (Thomas Nelson Publishers)
  • BookPage
  • McGraw-Hill Education,
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Make Music Nashville 

Internships offer first-hand exposure and real-world experience in any field you wish to pursue. Department of English students have the opportunity to harness skills through practical application to reach professional goals. Examples of recent internship opportunities for English majors include:

  • Nashville Adult Literacy Council
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Nashville Lifestyles Magazine
  • Tennessee Performing Arts Center
  • Bonaroo Works Fund
  • Do 615
  • Nashville Flipped (DIY/HGTV)
  • Lifeway Christian Resources
  • Erwin Brothers Entertainment