Careers and Graduate School

Portland State University's Career Center has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. Explore the links below for more information.

Some answers to the eternal question: What Can I Do With a Degree in English?

Wondering how your English interests relate to careers?
Attend a Strong Interest Inventory Workshop, offered montly at the PSU Career Center. This workshop is designed to help you learn about your interests and how they relate to majors, careers, and fields of possible interests to you.

You can also find out more about careers in English and Writing by attending one of PSU's on-campus Career Fairs.

Additionally, an English degree is an excellent preparation for graduate school, including law, business, and education schools, as well as graduate school in English. For more information about our English and Writing graduate programs, see the Graduate Studies section of our website.