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Literature: Professional Resources

Resumes and Cover Letters

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Occupations in Literature

With a degree in literature, you might work as an editor, teacher, writer, literary agent, advertising copyrighter, public relations specialist, or journalist.

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, these professions make a median salary between $40,000 to $60,000 a year, and are expected to grow at an average to slower than average rate. They generally require bachelors degree or higher. 

For more career guidance, help with your job search, or other information, visit TAMUCT Career Services.

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Professional Organizations in Literature

These are important professional organizations related to literature. The most important is the Modern Language Association. Let us know if any organizations are missing.  

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