Carnegie Mellon University
January 20, 2017

Using an English Degree To Do What You Love

Two CMU English alumnae discuss using an english degree.What can you do with an English degree? Plenty. Carnegie Mellon University graduates have built diverse careers doing what they love – from publishing to museum administration, children’s entertainment and entrepreneurship.

"When students graduate with a degree in English from CMU, they walk away with skills and knowledge that can give the opportunity to work as writers or communication specialists in a variety of professional environments, from Apple and Google to the Wall Street Journal," said Andreea Deciu Ritivoi, head of the Department of English in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.