Want an answer to the question “What can you do with an English degree?”

Here’s what some recent #bsuenglish graduates are doing right now!

Communications & Marketing

  • Luke Bell (BA in CW 2016) Writer & Social Media Manager, Fanning Howey Architects, Indianapolis, IN
  • Lauren Birkey (BA in English Studies 2017) Copywriter & Designer, Spotted Monkey Marketing, Muncie, IN
  • Ellie Fawcett (BA in Literature 2017) Marketing Specialist and Content Writer, Englin’s Fine Footwear, Muncie, IN


  • Daniel Brount (BA in CW 2016) Page Designer/Copy Editor, Gatehouse Media, Austin, TX
  • Brandon Buechley (BA in CW 2016) Marketing Assistant, Cardinal Publisher’s Group, Indianapolis, IN
  • Caroline Delk (BA in CW 2017) Assistant and Remote Intern, Brent Taylor, Triada Literary Agency, Sewickley, PA
  • Audrey Hirons (BA in CW 2016) Article Editor, ZergNet, Carmel, IN
  • Niki Wilkes (BA in CW 2015) Marketing Coordinator, Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, IN


  • Gabriel Barr (BA in CW 2017) Circulation Assistant, Maring Hunt Library, Muncie, IN

Other cool jobs!

  • Courtney Conley (MA in CW 2017) Administrative Assistant, Bose, McKinney, Evans LLP, Indianapolis, IN
  • Samantha Taft (BA in CW 2017) Membership Manager, Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend, IN


  • Lauren Eades (BA in English Ed 2017) English teacher, Castle High School, Newburgh, IN
  • Katie Freeman (BS in English Ed 2017) English teacher, Lapel High School, Lapel, IN
  • Troi Genders (BA in English Ed 2017) English teacher, James A Garfield 31 Indianapolis, IN
  • Olivia Germann (BA in Literature 2017) Teacher, Great Achievers Program, Maring-Hunt Library, Muncie, IN
  • Cate Hoppes (BA in English Ed 2017) Teacher, Language Arts and Speech, Zionsville Community Schools
  • Cassie Lindemeyer (BA in English Ed 2017) Teacher, Highland Middle School, Anderson, IN
  • Joel Summer (BA in English Ed 2017) Teacher, Sebring Middle School, Sebring, FL

Graduate School

in Creative Writing

    • Jeremy Flick (BA in CW 2014, MA in CW 2016) is pursuing an MFA in Poetry, University of KY, Lexington, KY
    • Meagan McAlister (MA in CW 2017) is at Ohio State for an MFA in fiction writing.
    • Brittany Means (BA in CW 2016) is beginning the MFA in Creative Nonfiction at the University of Iowa.
    • Casey Middleton (BA in CW 2017) and Rachael Lauve (BA in English Ed) just started the MA program in Creative Writing at Ball State.
    • Drew Miles (BA in CW 2017) is beginning the MFA in Creative Nonfiction at University of South Florida.
    • Allison Tunstall (BA in CW 2017) is pursuing her MFA in creative writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA
    • Robert Young (BA in CW 2015, MA in CW 2017) just started his MFA in Poetry at the University of Massachusetts-Boston

in Literature

  • Kathryn Hampshire (BA in Literature 2017) is pursuing her MA in Literatuare at IUPUI in Indianapolis, IN.
  • Rachel Wright Marquez (BA in English Studies 2017) just started her MA in Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI

Law School

  • Blake Lehr (BA in English Studies 2017) Law School, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • Andrew Wurdeman (MA in CW 2017) is working on his JD at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

in Library Science

  • Haley Gillilan (BA in English Studies 2017) is pursuing her Masters of Library and Information Science at the University of Missouri.
  • Stef Clark (BA in CW 2017) just started the Masters of Library & Information Science program at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Did we leave anyone out? Tell us!

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    • Email us at bsueng@bsu.edu and tell us about you or someone you know.
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