After you graduate, if not before, when applying to jobs or grad schools, you need letters of recommendation from your professors. Rounding out your resume, these letters attest to what you’ve done and who you are, professionally speaking.
"Networking." The word alone tends to strike fear into the hearts of many English majors. The awkward networking events, the struggle of figuring out where to begin (especially if you are unsure of your precise career path); it can all become overwhelming for even the most outgoing English major.
Rest assured, English majors: Your skills are indeed practical and sought-after by many employers! But there are a few crucial tactics you need to know in order to make a smooth transition from English class to employment. And chances are, your English profs won’t teach them to you. Read on to find out how I made it over the unemployment hump, and how you can do so quickly and in one piece!