Brescia University


When you choose to study English at Brescia, you will be given the opportunity to explore your written passions, while gaining a foundation in literarily studies, by exploring both traditional and modern writings. 

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    Visit a Career Peer during drop-in hours and get on the spot feedback on your resume and cover letter.

    Book a mock interview or use Interview Stream to gain confidence when it comes to job interviews.

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    Meet employers and explore possibilities at Beyond Brescia.

    Do the research! Try Career Cruising or Job Bank: Explore Careers to learn about broader occupational trends in areas of interest.

    Try an informational interview to learn more about an industry and a field expert’s own career journey.

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    Figuring out what’s next requires action and reflection: Talk through your action plan or next steps in a Career Group Advising session or book a one-on-one appointment with a SLC Career Advisor.

Our English grads bring the following Brescia Competencies to the world

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    Self Awareness and Development

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    Social Awareness and Engagement

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    Inquiry & Analysis

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Your Degree at Work:

Writing/Editing: Local and large newspapers, online and major publishers or specialized magazines

Communications, Marketing & Public Relations: Public relations firms or dvertising agencies

Publishing: Tradebooks, textbooks, periodicals, book clubs, university presses, religious presses, or technical, scientific, or medical presses or internet sites

Technical Communication: Management, consulting companies, technical industries, computer systems design companies or self-employed/Freelance

Education: Public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, language institutes, local and abroad or libraries

A Lifetime of Learning:
Further Education

  • Media & Communications Studies
  • Publishing
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Teacher’s College
  • Law


Education: K-12 Teacher, Teacher, Librarian, School Board Administration, Higher Education Administration, Admissions Officer, Financial Aid Officer or Academic Advisor

Education, Culture, and Information Management: Curator, ESL educator, Editorial Assistant, Librarian, Data analyst or Teacher

Advertising: Advertising/Sales Associate, Business Manager or Account Manager

Writing/Editing: Proof reader, Freelance writer, Copywriter, Reporter, Feature Writer or Column/Editorial Writer

Marketing & Public Relations

Publishing: Literary Agent, Editing, Sales, Promotion, Publicity, Production or Subsidiary Rights


Education: High School Geography and English Teacher, ESL Teacher/Native language teacher and Faculty & Program Coordinator at Fanshawe College and Western Continuing Studies

Communications, Marketing & Public Relations: Freelance Publicist, Communications and Development Coordinator, Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centres and Event and Volunteer Coordinator

Non-profit: Manager of Child, Youth, and Families, Human Resources Assistant and Human Resources Specialist

Professional Associations and Industry-Related Networks:

  • Professional Writers Association of Canada
  • Editors Canada
  • Canadian Public Relations Society
  • Canadian Society for Digital Humanities
  • Ontario College of Teachers
  • Canadian Association of Gerontology
  • Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada
  • International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Canada
  • Canadian Association of Journalists