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Overview

Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors by Blythe Camenson, Stephen E. Lambert, Julie Ann Degalan

A liberal arts degree offers abundant job possibities!

You've worked hard for that liberal arts degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs.

Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors will help you:

  • Determine the occupation that's best suited for you
  • Craft a résumé and cover letter that stand out from the rest
  • Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job
  • Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession

Go from liberal arts major to:

Corporate Spokesperson
• Author
• Audiovisual Technician
• Marketing Specialist
• College Professor
• Fundraiser
• Statistician
• Social Worker

Blythe Camenson is a full-time writer of career books and director of Fiction Writer's Connection, a membership organization providing support for writers. She has taught freelance writing courses and conducts novel-writing workshops.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780658017667
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Series: Great Jobs for... Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Blythe Camenson is a full-time writer of career books and director of Fiction Writer's Connection, a membership organization providing support for writers. She has taught freelance writing courses and conducts novel-writing workshops.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction: Investigate the Opportunities     ix
The Job Search
The Self-Assessment     3
The Resume and Cover Letter     17
Researching Careers and Networking     35
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerations     51
The Career Paths
Introduction to Liberal Arts Career Paths     67
Path 1: Teaching     71
Path 2: Corporate Communications     93
Path 3: Media     115
Path 4: Advertising, Marketing, and Sales     137
Path 5: The Helping Professions     155
Path 6: Law     181
Index     197

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