Degree/Year: English, 2013
Position: Travel Consultant
City/State: Wyandotte, Michigan
My role is to create a travel experience for clients that will exceed their expectations and provide them with a vacation they’ll remember fondly forever. In my position, I need to pay close attention to detail, work in high-stakes situations, and continuously strive to obtain new learning opportunities to succeed in my field.
Employers are looking for candidates with critical thinking skills who can express themselves succinctly and powerfully.
Being an English major prepared me for any role. Now more than ever, employers are looking for candidates with critical thinking skills who can express themselves succinctly and powerfully, and my major in English gave me exactly what I needed.
My advice for future Spartans is to do what you love and don’t think too critically about the job market or the earning potential stats in the field you’re interested in. If you’re passionate about what you do, it’s only natural that you’ll shine at it and you’ll undoubtedly be a great success.