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For students interested in an English curriculum aligned with the more traditional career paths, particularly those leading to teaching and to graduate school, IU Southeast offers a scholarly environment that allows majors to gain knowledge and appreciation of the literatures of various periods and cultures. The English faculty strongly believes that the skills of critical thinking and writing are transferable to a wide variety of entry-level careers.

Because of the flexibility and complementary strengths of the English department faculty and the program itself, students have been able to combine courses in economics, management, human relations, and organizational theory within their English majors, making them even more attractive to businesses and organizations. In recent years, majors have entered the fields of teaching, publishing, business and industry, advertising, government, law, communications, and public relations.

The concentrations for English major are:

Advising and Career Coaching

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Gregory Roberts M.A.

Assistant to the Dean, School of Arts and Letters
Lead Academic Advisor, School of Arts & Letters
BAS Advisor – Applied Science

Knobview Hall 110U
Phone: (812) 941-2584
grobert3@ius.edu

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Misti Jones

Assistant Director
Career Coach/Employer Liaison for Arts & Letters and Social Sciences

Univ. Center South 106
Phone: (812) 941-2275
mjones24@ius.edu

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Social Media and Networking

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Student Organizations

Find and join IU Southeast student organizations through Grenadier Central.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer positions are a great way to get exposed to your field(s) of interest and to invest time in your local community.

Internships

IU Southeast students have completed the following internships to get related experience for their majors. For information on currently available internship opportunities, visit the Internships job board.

Top Employers

This top employers list was created using the Linkedin Alumni Tool.

  • Humana
  • Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Norton Healthcare
  • University of Louisville
  • New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation
  • GE Appliances, a Haier Company
  • Greater Clark County School District