After Graduation

Some English majors enter graduate programs leading to careers in fields such as law, library sciences, museum studies, college teaching, publishing, medicine, and business. Recent Marist graduates have pursued advanced degrees at Oxford, the University of York, England, Boston, SUNY Albany, SUNY New Paltz, Wisconsin, Fordham, and other fine schools throughout the world.

Other English majors go directly to work as editors, managers, publishers, technical and professional writers, screen and play-writers, novelists, journalists, editors and publishers, secondary teachers, lawyers, and creative writing teachers at the College level. They work in fields such as politics, corporate training, teaching, and radio and television work, or in the theatre world as actors, directors, writers, and theatre managers.

Marist provides career services to students seeking internships or employment.

Alumni Profiles

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Charlie Farrington     
  Katie McSherry
Graduate Student in Linguistics, University of Oregon
  Department Chair of Theatre and Music, Resident Artistic Director at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ
Charlie Farrington graduated from Marist in May 2008 with the literature concentration and a minor in French. Since then, he has completed an MA in
sociolinguistics at North Carolina State University.

Katie McSherry graduated from Marist in 2008 with a degree in English Education with a Theatre concentration and a minor in Music. She completed her MA in Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities at NYU.