Resources for Students
English major advising pages, including four-year plans, course rotation sequences, etc.
English majors have many opportunities to earn college credit through internships. Recent MHC English majors have interned with the Asheville Citizen-Times and other local news outlets, Mountain Literary Festivals, law firms, medical offices, and a variety of other businesses that offer them opportunities to learn skills relevant to their majors and future career goals. To learn more about internship opportunities, please visit the MHC Career Development Center
Renfro Library’s resources for English majors. You don’t need to “Google it”—the library has done the work to find the best, most reputable, and useful reference sources for students of English
Literature & Writing Links:
While lists of “must-read” works of literature are always fun to argue about, this list of top 50 books for English majors includes some of the best resources on careers, reference works in language and literature, and classics to be found anywhere.
Useful guide to grammar and writing.
Sound, basic advice in analyzing literature.
Voice of the Shuttle English studies page. Excellent resource for any aspect of literary study.
Clearing house of “CFPs” (calls for papers) for conferences in English studies. If you want to go to graduate school, presenting at a conference is a great way to make yourself stand out.