Guest blog: Seven Cracking Careers in Publishing

Considering a career in publishing? Impeccably written English, an error-free CV and some relevant work experience will all help you to gain your first job in this competitive industry. However, you’ll also need determination and a thick skin, as the number of applicants hugely outweighs the number of jobs on offer. Editorial roles are the … More Guest blog: Seven Cracking Careers in Publishing

Student story: CUB Magazine, Queen Mary & The New York Times

Angelica Hill, 3rd year English and Drama student After spending a year after school at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, I discovered that my passion lay in the words and not in the acting.  I signed up for the English Literature and Drama Joint Honors Degree at Queen Mary.  As soon as I arrived … More Student story: CUB Magazine, Queen Mary & The New York Times

Teaching English as a foreign language – find out more…

Whether you have a passion for teaching or want to travel abroad to discover new cultures, teaching English as a foreign language might be the perfect career choice for you. Since fluency in English is the main essential requirement for the job, why not think about kick-starting your career in an original way to really … More Teaching English as a foreign language – find out more…

Student story: How careers events can be a springboard to your future

It was going to a Careers ‘speed meet’ evening last year, organised for students in the English and Drama department, that really motivated me to start volunteering. The speakers at the event, all Queen Mary alumni who had studied English, not only had jobs in teaching, publishing and journalism, but also in broader fields often … More Student story: How careers events can be a springboard to your future