This list is by no means exhaustive. These books and articles are ones that have come to our attention as good places for English majors to start.
English Grads, Brilliant Careers, from UW Arts & Sciences Perspectives.
The Business Case for Reading Novels, Harvard Business Review.
8 College Degrees That Will Earn Your Money Back from Salary.com.
So You Got an English Degree... Now What?, from MSN Careerbuilder.
What Can I Do With My English Major? UW Career Center.
Reality Check on an Old Myth: the "Unemployable" Liberal Arts Major, UW Transfer Newsletter.
Eight Reasons Not to Get a Business Degree, CBS News.
Silicon Valley Needs Humanities Students, Entrepreneur.
An English Degree Can Translate Into Opportunity, Washington Post.
A Liberal Take On Hiring, Bloomberg Businessweek.
Jobs for English Majors: They Do Exist, from The Salary Reporter.
Five Ways to Turn That English Degree Into a Real Job, The Fiscal Times.
What Light Through Yonder Recession Breaks: English Majors Can Get Tech Jobs Too, from BetaBeat.
English Majors Can Overcome the Stereotype, Use Their Degree in the Job Market, The Daily Emerald.
What Do Employers Really Want from College Grads? from American Public Media.
Linked to UW Libraries pages:
Jobs for English Majors, Julie Degalan and Stephen Lambert (McGraw-Hill,
Good Work:When Excellence and Ethics Meet, Howard Gardner, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, William Damon (Basic Books, 2002)
Why Choose the Liberal Arts?, Mark William Roche (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010)
I'm an English Major - Now What? How English Majors Can Find Happiness, Success, and a Real Job, Timothy Lemire (Writer's Digest Books, 2006)
Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads: Finding a Path to Your Perfect Career, Sheila Curran (Ten Speed Press, 2006)
What Can You Do With an English Major? Real People, Real Jobs, Real Rewards, Shelley O'Hara (Cliffs Notes, 2005)
Jobs for English Majors and Other Smart People, (Peterson's Press, 1991)