Careers and internships
Your career readiness can be enhanced by your choice of minor and elective courses. To find more information about course selection, employers, and careers for the English or Foreign Languages major, visit the Career Center's Major and Career Exploration page, and follow the link to "What Can I Do With This Major?" Also at the Career Center site, you can explore additional resources for job hunting. For more information or advice, contact Career Advisor Melissa Hudson and set up an interview.
Be sure to attend the Career Spotlight session for English and Foreign Languages each fall to hear English and Foreign Language majors describe their career paths.
What can I do with a major in English or Foreign Languages?
Career choices are as wide as you can imagine. Your first resource is your academic advisor. Make an appointment and start asking questions.
Have you considered the options below?
- Information specialist
- Advertising copy writer
- Personnel specialist
Internships are first steps toward employment after graduation. For English majors, internships may require copyediting or writing, for those are our strengths. We will try to match you with an internship that reflects your interests. For Foreign Language majors, internships utilize the foreign language skills acquired to translate, assist with tutoring, or provide conpanionship and conversation to Spanish speaking families. Begin your search for an internship with your advisor. Discuss timing, course selection to prepare for an internship, and available internships. Then have a conversation with Dr. Lillie Johnson for English Internships or Dr. Jana Sandarg for Spanish internships.
Associacion Cultural Hispanoamericana (ACHA), Asociacion Latina de Services del CSRA, Inc. (ALAS), Hola Augusta,Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Goodwill Industries, Ronald McDonald House, and Centro Educativo, an organization in North Augusta that helps Hispanics earn their GED, are local organizations which sponsor our Foreign Language Interns.