Career opportunities

Dalhousie graduate studies in English can take you places

Our PhD students are preparing for an academic career path, and most find work in their chosen field. MA students go on to PhD programs at universities across Canada and the world, choose to continue their education with professional training (BEd, MLIS, LLB, etc.) or develop their own career path.

Recent students have gone on to work as:

  • digital media specialists,
  • editors,
  • writers,
  • teachers,
  • university support staff,
  • policy researchers, and
  • small business ownership. 

Alumni stories

Where they are now

Read about the accomplishments of our alumni to learn more about the variety of opportunities that are available to graduates of the English graduate program.