Literature

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

Acquisitions Editing
Advertising Traffic Manager
Announcer (Radio/TV)
Business Communications
Business/Industry 
Columnist
Communications/Public Relations
Community Relations Specialist
Convention Organizer
Copy Editor
Critic
Data Processor
Documents Analyst
Editor/Proofreader, freelance
Foreign Service
Foundation Work
Government Service
Humanities and Arts Councils
Human Services
Information Specialist 
Interviewer
International Affairs
Journalist
Lawyer
Management Trainee
Marketing Trainee 
Peace Corps/Vista
Personnel Relations 
Press Representative 
Procedures Analyst

Program Planner 
Publicity Coordinator
Public Relations 
Public Opinion Analyst
Public Service
Publishing: 

  • Contracts and Permission 
  • Copy Editing
  • Production
  • Project Editing
  • Publicity and Promotion

Reporter
Research Analyst 
Research and Development 
Retailing/Buying 
Sales
Special Concerns Advocate
Teaching: 

  • College Administration 
  • English as a Second Language 
  • Public or Private School
  • University Teaching/Research

University/College Relations
Video Journalist
Writer:

  • Copywriter, Advertising
  • Freelance
  • Sales 
  • Script Writer (Radio/TV)
POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT SETTINGS:

Advertising departments and firms
Business corporations
Colleges and schools 
Convention centers
Department stores 
Educational institutions 
Entertainment parks
Film companies 
Government Printing Office 
Hotels
Libraries

Literary periodicals 
Magazines and newspapers 
Non-profit organizations
Own home
Political action groups 
Professional organizations 
Public relations firms 
Publishing companies
Radio/TV stations 
Research and Development firms
Travel agencies

WEBSITES:

Adweek (jobs under classifieds)
Jobs for librarians and information professionals (by states)
Printjobs.com (placement firm)
Publishing Mall (links for jobs)
Writers Write, Write Resource (variety of information, jobs)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American Association of Law Libraries (job hotline)
American Association of School Libraries (job listings)
American Comparative Literature Association 
American Copy Editors Society (scholarships)
American Literary Translators Association (job opportunities)
American Literature Association (fellowships)
American Medical Writers Association (Northern CA chapter, job listings)
American Society for Training and Development (job bank)
American Society of Business Publication Editors (job link)
American Society of Indexers
American Society of Journalist and Authors
American Society of Magazine Editors (job bank, internships)
Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (jobs, fellowships)
Association of Business Media Press (paid internships, jobs)
Association of Electronic Journalists (job listings)
Association of Independents in Radio (fellowships and grants)
Art Libraries Society/North America (jobs, internships listings)
Children's Literature Association (fellowships/scholarships)
Editorial Freelancers Association
Feministas Unidas
The Guild of Book Workers
International Association of Business Communications (job listing)
International Comparative Literature Association
Journal of Consumer Education
Magazine Publishers of America (job and internships)
National Association of Broadcasters (job, internships listing)
National Association of Science Writers (jobs)
National Council for Marketing and PR (job listings)
National Council of Teachers of English
National Humanities Alliance
National Press Club (jobs for members, scholarships)
PEN American Center (grants)
Public Relations Society of America (job listings)
Poets and Writers (with a CA branch office, links)
Society for Technical Communication (job listings for members)
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
Society for American Business Editors and Writers (job listing)
Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators 
Women’s National Book Association