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Catherine Elliott Tisdale Ph.D. '21

"What we do as graduate students applies to a vast array of professional fields if you know how to distill your existing skill sets... If you are teaching, writing, and working towards your Ph.D., then you are developing these skills."

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Aaliyah Quintal '21

"From adapting my writing to a new audience, utilizing my editorial and editing skills, and crafting and adapting my storytelling to different topics and tones, my experiences as an English major helped me excel in this internship."

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Emily Bevacqua '21

English major Emily Bevacqua describes her internship experience with

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Sabrina Taylor '20

Sabrina Taylor tells us about her internship at Verité.

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Mindy Diaz '20

On why she chose to pursue an English major: "... in fifth grade, I had a teacher who always encouraged me to write, so from that I developed a love of writing, and then I just spiraled out of control."

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Shevonne Commock '18

"I think it’s so important to have a vision, be bold, and just to take chances and try to experiment new things. That’s so crucial: don’t pitch and hold yourself into one industry. Be fluid. Position yourself from multiple markets and multiple industries, and just have fun and enjoy the ride."

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