Employment & Career

Employment & Career


Employment & Career

Writing and Rhetoric Careers

A Writing & Rhetoric degree offers students a wide variety of career options upon graduation. Below are a few of our successfully employed Harrington School grads who are applying what they learned in the classroom to their professional careers.

Steven Carr, 2014
Major: Writing & Rhetoric and Communication Studies
Organization Name: Schneider Electric
Location: West Kingston, RI
Title: Marketing Analyst

Christopher St. Jean, 2013
Major: Writing & Rhetoric
Organization Name:  Taxer
Location: Wilmington, MA
Title:  Technical Writer

Victoria (Tousignant) Soper, 2012
Major: Writing & Rhetoric and Film/Media
Organization Name: Ross-Simons (Luxury Brand Holdings)
Location: Cranston, RI
Title: E-Commerce Copywriter

Lauren Knight, 2010
Major: Writing & Rhetoric
Minor: Textile Merchandising & Design
Organization Name: Whiting & Davis
Location: Attleboro Falls, MA
Title: Public Relations Specialist

Here is a list of some of the many occupational options available to Writing & Rhetoric students:

  • Acquisitions Editor
  • Activist
  • Advertising Manager
  • Attorney
  • Author
  • Columnist
  • Copy Editor
  • Copy Writer
  • Debate Coach
  • Designer (Publishing)
  • Design Specialist
  • Design Manager
  • Editor
  • Free-lance writer or editor
  • Grants/Proposal Writer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Marketing Rep
  • Media Sales Rep
  • Medical Writer
  • Professional Writer
  • Public Advocate
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sales (Publishing)
  • Science Writer
  • Speech Writer
  • Reporter
  • Researcher/Fact-Checker
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Editor
  • Writing Instructor or Consultant