Welcome to Professional Considerations for English Majors


ENGL 3000

With Dr. Rick McDonald



Syllabus Calendar UVU Career Services  W. E. E. M. S. K.

General Career Search Resources

Federal Government Jobs
Dictionary of Occupational Titles Occupational Outlook Handbook SalaryExpert 
State Government Jobs in Utah
Workforce Jobs in Utah
Job Bank by State
Job Search by State
Living Wage Calculator
UVU Career Services 
About: Careers
Indeed Job Search engine
CareerDevCntr Handouts and Resources
UVU Internships
O*NET Job Information

More Useful Jobsearch Links

  (many of the sources below are identified in Great Jobs for English Majors by Julian DeGala and Stephen Lambert, 2006.)

Writing, Editing, and Publishing  (These sources identify places where one might find jobs and infromation about jobs in Publishing, Journalism and Editing.)
Writer's Weekly Newspapers.com Newspaper Association of America NationalNewspaperAssociation
Editor and Publisher
National Association of Broadcasters
National Cable and Telecommunications Agency Media Resources by State
Publisher's Weekly
Association of American Publishers

American Book Producers Association
The Authors Guild
Association of American University Presses
Small Publishers Association of North America
American Medical Publisher's Association
Magazine Publishers of America
American Association of Journalists and Authors

American Association of Newspaper Editors
Journalism Jobs
Write Jobs
Publishing Jobs and Internshops
Media Bistro

Creative Writing  (These are some sources useful to Creative Writers.)
Writer's at Work
Search for Publishers of Creative Writing
National Novel Writing Month
Authors Guild

Teaching Job Resources  (These sites provide information for teaching jobs of various types.)
Chronicle of Higher Education
Department of Education
Jobs at Ed.gov
American Federation of Teachers
Education Resource Information Center
Alternative Teacher Certification
Academic Employment Network
National Association of Independent Schools
Teaching for the Department of Defense
Teaching Jobs Abroad for Americans
Modern Language Association
American Association Employment in Education
Association for Continuing Education
American Association of Community Colleges
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
American Association of University Professors
American Council on Education
Council for American Private Education
National Council of Teachers of English
National Education Association
Teach for America
Higher Education Jobs
Peace Corps
International Teaching

Advertising and Public Relations  (These sources relate to finding information about Jobs in Advertising or Public Relations.)
Advertising Federation's Internship Directory
National Directory of Arts Internships
Peterson's Interships
Advertising Age
Ad Week
O'Dwyer's Directory of Public Relations Firms
The Public Relations Strategist
Advertising Women of New York
American Advertisng Federation
American Association of Advertising Agencies
Association of National Advertisers
Institute for Public Relations
National Council for Marketing and P. R.
Public Relations Society of America

Business Administration and Management  (These sources relate to finding management and administrative positions in particular industries.)
Non-profit jobs from Idealist.org
More Non-Profit Possibilities
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Chronicle of Philanthropy Job board
Foundation Center Finder
Environmental Support Center
Society for Nonprofit Organizations
Alliance for Nonprofit Management
Utah Chambers or Commerce
American Federation of Municipal Employees
National Association of Government Employees
National Business Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Technical Writing Resources (These sources relate to finding general Technical communication jobs or those jobs within specific industries.)
Society for Technical Communication
American Medical Writer's Association
National Association of Science Writers
Gas Technology Institute
American Petroleum Institute
Canadian Energy Research Institute
Association of Builders and Contractors
Associated General Contractors
National Association of Homebuilders
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association
National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association
American Electronics Association
Publishing Mall
Society of the Plastics Industry
Association of American Publishers
Valve Manufacturers Association
Aerospace Industries Association
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Computer Information Center
Software and Infromation Industry Association
Electronic Industries Alliance
American Textile Industry Association
Auto Industry Action Group
Air Transport Association of America
Association of American Railroads
American Trucking Associations
Lake Carriers Association
Medical Device Manufacturers Association
Association of Home Care
National Association for Healthcare Quality
American Bankers Association
Futures Industry Association
National Association of Insurance Companies
Insurance Industry Internet Network
American Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Management Consultants
Construction Writers Association
New York Financial Writers Association