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Languages and Literatures
Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados and Other Multilingual Types by
Call Number: eBook Collection
Publication Date: 2007-09-10
Find the career that speaks your language! Do you consider yourself a global citizen? Are you undaunted by accent marks and umlauts? Can you say “thank you” in three different languages? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your career choice has already been made. Now you need to choose an occupation.Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados & Other Multilingual Typesprovides all the information you need to launch a career as an: ESL teacher * Loan officer * Attorney * Police officer * Advertising copywriter * Librarian * Consultant Inside you'll find practical advice on deciding which calling is for you, along with firsthand accounts of everyday routines, information on working conditions of selected jobs, and a list of resources to help you get your foot in the door. LetCareers for Foreign Language Aficionados & Other Multilingual Typesput you on the path to a dynamic and rewarding career.
I'm an English Major - Now What?: How English Majors Can Find Happiness, Success, and a Real Job by
Call Number: Proquest Ebook Central
Publication Date: 2006-03-11
Find a Job You Love With Your English Degree What do Steven Spielberg, Alan Alda, Barbara Walters, Clarence Thomas, Diane Sawyer, and Stephen King have in common? That's rightthey were English majors who now have successful careers. I'm an English Major - Now What? helps English majors and graduates understand their skills and talents so they can find satisfying jobs across a diversity of fields and dispels common fears and misconceptions that English majors will never make good money.In this book, you'll learn: How an English major background can be very marketableHow an English major's skills can be applied to an array of jobs and careers (beyond teaching and writing)How an English major can develop valuable skills and experience through school and extracurricular activitiesYou'll also find answers to common questions such as: Should I go to graduate school? Should I wait?How do I begin a freelancing career?Would I do well in a corporate setting? Authored by a former English major with professional experience across many areas, including corporate communications, journalism, publishing, teaching, and writing, this guide also features more than a dozen interviews with English majors who were able to translate their skills into satisfying careers.
Careers for Bookworms and Other Literary Types by
Call Number: eBook Collection
Publication Date: 2008-10-09
Turn the page on a new career and live your passion Do you know the Dewey decimal system by heart? Do you look forward to long waits in the doctor's office so you can catch up on your magazine reading? Do you have enough books to start your own library? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your career choice has already been made. Now you need to choose an occupation. Careers for Bookworms & Other Literary Types provides all the information you need to launch a career as a: Librarian * Book editor * Television show producer * Genealogy researcher * Travel writer * Public relations representative Inside you'll find practical advice on deciding which calling is for you, along with firsthand accounts of everyday routines, information on working conditions on selected jobs, and a list of resources to help you get your foot in the door. Let Careers for Bookworms & Other Literary Types put you on the path to a dynamimc and rewarding career.