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.

Franki Darnold, 2016
Major: Writing & Rhetoric
Organization Name: Los Angeles Rams
Location: Orange County, California
Title: Game Day Communications Staff

Carly Bissicchio, 2016
Major: Writing & Rhetoric
Currently: Enrolled in graduate school
Location: Wilton, CT

Dylan Weinert, 2016
Major: Writing & Rhetoric/Communication Studies
Organization Name: Yelp
Location: Chicago, IL
Title: Jr. Account Executive

Christine O’Brien, 2016
Minor: Writing & Rhetoric
Organization Name: AdvantagexPO onsite at Goldman Sachs
Location: Boston, MA
Title: Administrative Assistant

Michael C. Bizzaco, 2015
Major: Writing & Rhetoric and Film Media
Organization Name: Eye to Scope Productions
Location: Providence, RI
Title: Writer/Producer/Director

Leah Watkins, 2015
Major: Writing & Rhetoric
Organization Name: LearningWorks for Kids
Location: Wakefield, RI
Title: Associate Editor

Steven Carr2014
Major: Writing & Rhetoric and Communication Studies
Organization Name: Dell EMC
Location: Southborough, MA
Title: Marketing Program Manager


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