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Career Pathways: Writing & Communications

Earlhamites from all majors have found careers in the Writing & Communications sector. Use this guide to identify ways to start building your portfolio.


Get Involved in Campus Activities

  • Write for the Earlham Word or the Earlham Historical Journal
  • Join a culture club and practice your language skills
  • Work at WECI


Apply for Internships

Below are some examples of Earlham Network Employers who offer internships that could help you gain experience in this sector. Learn more about applying for internships here.

  • CoverMyMeds - Communications Intern
  • Global Environment & Technology Foundation - Program Intern
  • Good News Habitat for Humanity: Marketing Intern
  • Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), China: Market Specialist Intern
  • Wigle Whiskey: Research and Event Planning Internship
  • World Kitchen: Marketing Intern (Japan or Singapore)
  • PYXERA Global: Communications Intern
  • Good Neighbors International (Japan): Communications Intern

Related Earlham Programs

Comparative Languages & Linguistics


French & Francophone Studies

German Language & Literature

Spanish & Hispanic Studies

Japanese Language & Linguistics

Arabic Language & Literature

Chinese Studies


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Possible Job Titles

  • Writer/Author
  • Freelance Writer
  • Blogger
  • Technical Writer
  • Copywriter
  • Script Writer
  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • Journalist
  • Correspondent
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Advertising Specialist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Media Planner
  • Kindergarten/Elementary School/Middle School/High School Teacher
  • Professor
  • Translators
  • Interpreters
  • Reporter
  • Audio/Video Producer
  • Broadcast Manager
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