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English Career & Graduate School Opportunities

  • English alumni
  • Professor Chrissy Kolaya
  • Professor Janet Schrunk Ericksen
  • Students at PGLF
  • english students
  • English senior seminar

Critical thinking and communication expertise are skills that are at the root of the English curriculum. They are also in high demand in the workplace, as employers increasingly need people who can think and act autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

English graduates at Morris have gone on to pursue a variety of careers, showing the value and flexibility of the degree. For example:

  • Advanced study
  • Creative writing
  • Scholarship
  • Journalism
  • Actor
  • Doctor
  • Bookkeeper
  • designer
  • Coach
  • Scientist
  • Lawyer
  • Social worker

University of Minnesota, Morris English alumni have completed graduate degrees at many universities. Examples include:

  • the Ohio State University
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Notre Dame University
  • Indiana University
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)