Utilizing their advanced degrees in English, some of our graduate alumni secure careers as writers and editors in many distinct fields. Some of these alumni work as entrepreneurs offering their expertise in writing and editing, and others develop and edit content for various organizations.
For a sample of graduate alumni working as writers and editors, please see below. More information regarding each alumni's career can be found by clicking on the name of the individual.
For more information on exploring career options, including how to do informational interviews in careers of interest, see the Graduate College's Career Exploration page.
Graduate Alumni in Writing and Editing
|Alumni||Discipline at UIUC||Job Title|
|Dana Carluccio||Writing Studies||Director, Science Writing and Communication at Rise Li and Associates|
UX Designer and Writer, Research Square
|Carrie Lamanna||Writing Studies||Writer, Editor, and Writing Coach|
|Nat Mesnard||Creative Writing||Published Writer and Game Designer; Visiting Faculty Member, Pratt Institute|
|Alexandra Paterson||Literature||Legislation Officer/Editor, Parliamentary Counsel Office|
|Chris Wiberg||Creative Writing||Senior Product Development Editor, American Academy of Pediatrics|