opportunities and resources
Career paths of our graduates
- Click here for a list of what some of our former undergradutes have done or are now doing
Career Services for English Majors
Below are some of the services offered by the career center of interest to English majors:
- Cleveland Intern.net
- Career Center's Resources for Gaining Experience
- Researching Majors and Careers
eCompass is the Case Career Center's online career management system.
It enables users to search and apply for jobs and internships, schedule on-campus interviews, and post resumes for employer review. eCompass acts as a
launch pad for connecting with alumni and researching companies and industries. A monthly calendar of Career Center events and deadlines is also
Why eCompass is Important:
- Students who update their academic and personal profiles will receive targeted emails from Career Center staff and employers about important events and job openings.
- Students should take the initiative to search for jobs and internships regularly, as the database is continually updated.
- Students can apply online and keep track of all deadlines.
- Students can find information and sign up for Career Center-sponsored events on campus.
Every student is eligible for an eCompass account. Please contact the Career Center if you have any questions.
ClevelandIntern.net is a database of local internships and jobs. Students and recent graduates can register for free and gain access to the large searchable database. Students also have the option to upload resumes for applications.
iCleveland houses a network of college students and local professionals. Their mission is to ensure a talent-rich region that helps achieve economic growth by providing the best and brightest undergraduates with access and connections to area employers.
- Internship Searches: After College, Catapult
- Volunteerism: CityCares.org
- Adventure/Offbeat Jobs: Cool Works
- Working or Volunteering Abroad: Council Exchanges
- Government Jobs: Studentjobs.gov
Researching Majors and Careers
Vault Online Career Library: Features insider company information and personal accounts, career profiles, company profiles, industry profiles, and more. Guidebooks that describe top employers (by industry), interviewing and resume advice, and career and industry exploration, can be downloaded for free. All students have 24-hour access and downloading capabilities for this award-winning information database.
What Can I Do With a Major in…?: Search by major, and find information on typical employers and strategies to start careers centered on the area of study. It includes links to related professional associations and Case's department homepages.
Career Connection: This program allows sophomores to connect with and learn from alumni in their chosen field in a shadowing experience during spring break. The objectives of the program are: to help students explore career fields of interest, to offer an opportunity for professional development, networking, and exchange of ideas with alumni and to give students insight and a perspective on the world of work.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Provides current job market information searchable by industry and occupation. It includes in-depth descriptions that feature sections on working conditions, responsibilities, earnings, necessary education/training, and job outlook.