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What Can You Do With a Degree in English?

Or philosophy? Or history? Think you'll ever land a job with a liberal arts degree?

In the 21st century workplace, a liberal arts degree provides the foundational skills that employers are looking for--most importantly, critical thinking and communications. Supplemented with internship/work experience, a liberal arts degree prepares people for success in any number of careers. What kinds of careers? Courtesy of the folks at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, here are ten you might not have considered:

  • Interpreter/Translator

  • Web Developer

  • Software Developer

  • Database Administrator

  • Technical Writer

  • Advertising/Marketing Manager

  • Paralegal

  • Archivist or Curator

  • Public Relations Specialist

  • Human Resources Specialist

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