Career Opportunities for Creative Writing

Creative Writing Jobs

Recent graduates of Penn State Behrend’s Creative Writing program have earned teaching fellowships in M.F.A. programs at such schools as the University of Utah, Bowling Green State University, The Ohio State University, Indiana University, University of Minnesota, Wichita State University, and the University of Southern California’s Professional Writing Program, have earned teaching fellowships at such Ph.D. programs as Northeastern University and University of North Dakota, and they work as technical writers, communications coordinators, copy editors, editors of presses, marketing directors, project managers, media associates, lecturers, assistant professors, marketing directors, teachers, college instructors and assistant professors, lawyers, and freelance writers and editors.

Career Planning

The Academic and Career Planning Center (ACPC) assists students with career and life planning. You may schedule appointments with the ACPC staff to discuss career interests, skills, values, and goal setting, as well as how to find career information, internships, full-time jobs, and graduate schools. Students are encouraged to utilize the services of the ACPC.