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Careers for Liberal Arts Majors: The Job Market

This guide has been created to help liberal arts majors in their job searches.

Why English/Humanities/Liberal Arts Majors Are Hired

Fitzgerald, Jonathan D. "Everyone Knows English Majors Can't Get Jobs: Except the Employers Who Hire Them." The Boston Globe, 14 Nov. 2018.
Carter, Jarrett. "Why Tech Industries Are Demanding More Liberal Arts Graduates." EducationDive, 22 July 2016.
Strauss, Steve. "Why I Hire English Majors." HuffPost, 23 June 2013.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook is published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and "can
help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations."
Occupation Finder

Other Resources

CareerOneStop - the career, training, and job search web site for the U.S. Department of Labor
USAJOBS - the jobs site of the United States Office of Personnel Management
Join the Military - with a bachelor's degree you can apply to one of the services' Officer Candidate Schools
My Next Move - search for careers by key words, browse careers by industry, etc.
Climbtheladder - provides information on industries and professions; provides tips and advice on getting a job
Staff LADR