NTU English Career Prospects
As an English student, you will graduate with an
outstanding command of the language, as well as a deep understanding of a wide
variety of literatures and cultures. In addition, the study of literature encompasses
many other disciplines such as philosophy, religion, history, politics, gender
studies, fine arts, etc. Our program will also equip you with strong
argumentative, communication, analytical, research, and imaginative skills that
will stand you in good stead when it is time to look for a job.
Stephen Fry (actor, comedian, writer), Andrea Jung (CEO
of Grameen America), Jack Ma (Co-founder of Alibaba), Martin Scorsese
(director, screenwriter), Emma Watson (actress), Cyril Wong (writer) are all
Need more convincing? The following articles talk
about the value of studying literature and the humanities:
Here are some of the sectors in which the skills you
gain as an English graduate are marketable:
- Business and Management
- Civil Service
- Human Resources
- Marketing, Advertising, and Public
- Social Work
to learn more about the career paths our alumni have embarked upon!
NTU's Career &
Attachment office also offers a wide range of resources to help you explore career options, gain
experience, and find a job!
Do you want to find out
more about the options available to you as an English student, or about
explore career options and set individual goals, you can attend a short
drop-in advising session or a longer one-on-one coaching session with the
dedicated School of Humanities Career Coaches. You might also try
the Career Assessment tools.
advice on specific fields or industries, make an appointment to speak to
the Career Consultants. Areas covered include media and marketing, non-profits,
public service, and environmental industries.
Do you want to gain
experience or find a mentor?
- Through NTUEdge you can join a team working
part-time on a real industry project. Partner companies
include Estée Lauder, Ubisoft,
Infocomm Media Development Authority, Unilever, and the Ministry of
Culture, Community, and Youth.
NTU's mentorship community, Connecting
Minds, to find out more about industries that interest you. Sign
up with your NTU email address to get access to mentors' webinars,
mentorship placements, and more.
Are you looking for an
- To find
internship opportunities, go to NTU's job portal CareerAxis.
- The Humanities Professional Attachment Programme provides
paid, credit-bearing internships. In the past, students from English
have interned with companies such as Ethos Books, Umami Records, the
Singapore Art Museum, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Straits
Times, NParks, the Ministry of Education, and the Walt Disney Company.
adventurous? Look for an overseas internship.
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Are you looking for a
- To find
job opportunities, go to NTU's job portal CareerAxis.
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offers workshops on job searching and workplace skills. Check their
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