WWL Alums have gone on to succeed in graduate school and an array of careers. Here’s a sample of our outstanding alums.
Alexzandria Parker ’17
Class of 2017, Major in English and World Literatures and Journalism minor
“My classes and professors at MMC developed my skills that are useful in the marketing and public relations industry. Though the coursework of both the EWL and Communication Arts departments were relatively heavy, each professor took the personal time to individualize the course load that was relative to my future interests.”
Penny Pun ’17
Class of 2017, English and World Literatures and Writing for the Stage double major
A double major in English and World Literatures and Writing for the Stage, Pun currently works for The Dramatists Guild of America as the National Conference Writing Workshop Coordinator.
Brianna Stimpson ’12
Class of 2012, Major in English and World Literatures
After a year abroad and traveling through southeast Asia, Stimpson returned to the US and worked for NPR in Washington, D.C., collaborating with the Executive Producer in content and technical logistics of producing panel discussions, musical, and theatrical productions. She is currently working as a media specialist for MLB Advanced Media, the Internet and interactive branch of Major League Baseball.
Greer Temnick ’15
Class of 2015, Major in English and World Literatures
Temnick is an account executive for Limóne Creative, a marketing and brand management company focusing in food, drink, fashion and lifestyle here in New York City.
Renee Watson ’14
Class of 2014, Major in English and World Literatures
Watson is currently the Digital Operations Coordinator for Penguin Random House in New York City.
Betsy Stepina Zinn ’02
Class of 2002, Major in English and World Literatures
An editor and art historian, Betsy started her career in art publishing and continues to edit for various museums and institutions as she works towards her Ph.D. in Art History at Rice University.
As an English and World Literatures major, you will be well prepared for numerous options after you graduate — from graduate school to careers in a wide range of professions.
But don’t take our word for it…
- “The hottest job skill is…” from CNNMoney
- “Why Teach English?” from The New Yorker
- “Why I Hire English Majors” from The Huffington Post
- “An English Degree Can Translate Into Opportunity” from Washington Times
- “Broad Education Vs. Industry-Specific Skills” from Inside Higher ED
- “Are There Jobs for English Majors?” at monster.com
- “Why the tech world highly values a liberal arts degree” from WaPo
- High-earning Humanities degrees from Yahoo Finance
- “Hunting for Soft Skills…” from The Wall Street Journal
- And the “For English Majors” blog
Interested in Graduate School?
- Katie Coyle ’05, MFA in Fiction
- Tammie Peterson ’05, Masters in British and American Literature
- Jay Lemire ’07, Masters in Design History and Material Culture
- Alex Dill ’09, Masters in Creative Writing and Gender Studies
- Amanda DiLodovico ’11, Masters in Performance Studies
- Meghan Quinlan ’11, Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies
- Danielle Elizabeth Chin ’13, Masters in Creative Writing
- Greer Temnick, ’15, Masters in Literature and Modernity
- Chelsea March, ’16, Masters in Publishing through our Joint Program with Pace University
Considering Law School?
A number of EWL graduates go on fulfilling careers in law:
- Elizabeth Tobio ’03, Doctor of Law, University of Pennsylvania
- Tom Fabricio ’05, Doctor of Law, Nova Southeastern University
- Ryan Lawlor ’05, Doctor of Law, St. John’s University
- Ginger Kimler ’06, Doctor of Law, University of Oregon
- Mariely Moronta ’10, M.S., Urban Policy Analysis and Management, The New School