What skills are you gaining from an English degree? Here are some ideas for your CV!

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The ‘Education’ section on your CV can be difficult to write, we’re all good team players and can give presentations in front of a seminar group… So what other skills have you gained?

Here are some ideas:

  • close analysis of text
  • confident public speaker
  • critical thinking
  • leadership
  • self-management
  • putting forward arguments and ideas in a concise manner
  • summarise theories and data
  • gathering, investigating and assessing materials
  • excellent written communication
  • oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • research and analysis skills
  • ability to work independently

Get more inspiration from the following links: https://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/degree-subjects-your-options/301028-what-can-i-do-with-an-english-degree http://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/english.htm#skills

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