Careers for English Majors

You don't always need to have a precise plan for your career, especially since English majors have such broadly applicable skill sets, but we'd like to help you understand your options. Whether you're looking for your first job after college, changing your career path, wondering how to advance your current postion, or hoping to gain new experiences, we want to make sure you have plenty of support. Below are some resources to help you take your next step, including a job and internship list specially tailored to English Majors.


We've created a list of jobs and internships available in the Denver area. This list is catered to English majors.

Career Resources

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Here, you can find a database of job listings and register with a local Workforce Center, which can offer career counseling, job training, grants (either for education or unpaid positions), resume services, etc. Workforce Centers can also provide wage data and saturation rates for specific careers or fields. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is a great resource for information on the labor market, skill assessments, and training opportunities. 

Connecting Colorado

Job seekers can post their resumes here and be entered into a talent pool ultilized by employers. There are also options to conduct a self-directed job search or apply for a specific position. 

CU Denver Career Center 

The Career Center offers a wide range of services to people at various points in their careers. As listed on the center's website, “Topics of drop-ins or appointments can cover any career related need: choosing a major, making a career change, developing a career plan, building a resume, interviewing assistance, job search assistance, graduate school search and applications, building your professional image, and even LinkedIn profile reviews.”

CU Denver Experiential Learning Center 

The Experiential Learning Center helps students get hands-on experience in the field(s) they’re interested in. They works with community partners and employers to provide internships, undergraduate research opportunities, and professional development.

Denver Economic Development and Opportunity

Assists job seekers in their searches and can connect them to local Workforce Centers. Among the services they provide are coaching, help defining abilities, resume tips, help with training and tuition, and invitations to fairs and events. 


This is a career resource platform used by CU Denver and other organizations to easily locate employment resources. Students can create accounts in order to view internship/job listings, connect with employers or organizations, post online resumes, find and RSVP to fairs and hiring events, etc.

Lynx Connect 

A one-stop shop for students. Lynx Connect is made up of CU Denver Career Center, Experiential Learning Center (ELC), Global Education/Study Abroad, and Undergrad Research. Together, these departments provide career planning and counseling, help students find internships and jobs, help with resumes and interview training, and connect them with faculty for project collaboration. Virtual appointments are available while campus operates remotely.

LMI Gateway

Through the Labor Market Information (LMI) Gateway, you can find detailed information about who's hiring in your area, what the average salaries are, which qualifications are the most requested from local employers, average commute time, wage comparisons, and other types of industry data. 

Mentor Collective at CU Denver

The mentor collective pairs CU Denver students with trained alumni mentors who have similar professional and academic interests. Mentors can help guide students through questions about school-life balance, applying skills outside of the classroom, and finding experiential opportunities. 

OneOffers tailored job listings that can be narrowed by titles or skill sets, and links to career search resources.