The links and examples below will assist you with preparing your essential job application materials.

RESUMES

  • Resume Guidelines (includes example)
  • Other Resume Example (IMPORTANT NOTE: only include "objective summary" if no cover letter requested. DO NOT include "objective summary" if also submitting cover letter)
COVER LETTERS

JOB INTERVIEWS

AFTER THE INTERVIEW

SALARY NEGOTIATION

The links below can assist in your search.

The following resources provide additional information to assist you in your career and internship pursuits.

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2014-15 English Graduates' Jobs/Careers/Grad Education

2013-14 English Graduates' Jobs/Careers/Grad Education

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UW-Madison English Majors - In Our Own Words

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DEAR ENGLISH MAJOR.COM - Pursuing the Next Page

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INTERNSHIP FOR ACADEMIC CREDIT

Internship for Credit Course (Inter - L&S 260) - An online course that combines your internship with a credit-bearing UW course.

CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES

BuckyNet Instructional Video

UW-Madison Government Jobs Web Page     

UW-Madison Letters & Science Career Services              

Common Jobs for Humanities Majors

How to Explode a Myth: Reshaping the Conversation About the Liberal Arts by Carol Geary Schneider written for the American Council on Education

My Epic Journey by Jeff Buchanan - An insider's look at Epic Systems Corporation in Dane County

What Ten Jobs Can You Do With Your English Degree

Timely news articles affecting the career seeking college student:

CAREER FAIR RESOURCES

HOUSING - FOR INTERNSHIPS

  • Airbnb -National and International housing rentals

LinkedIn RESOURCES

MEDICAL ETHICS CAREERS

PUBLISHING RESOURCES 

TEACHING CAREER INFORMATION

TESOL TEACHING CAREER SITES