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Career as an English Linguist

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About Career as an English Linguist

Recent boom in outsourcing jobs particularly form USA and Western European countries have thrown upon a lot of job opportunities for those, who are pursuing English language. As India was a British colony, we have adopted English as a major language in all official works. In many Indian states, English has been accepted as the second major medium of instruction in schools and colleges after regional language. In addition to this, the ongoing boom in the Indian economy has further increased world mobility, which in turn, has further widened the scope for English graduates

Career Prospects of Career as an English Linguist

A graduate in English may start his career as a translator/interpreter in media houses, research institutes, industrial houses and government agencies like Ministry of External Affairs and embassies of foreign countries. They can also work as tourist guides in tour and travel agencies or can work independently. There are also ample opportunities for linguists as online content writer, technical translators and decoders. They also can join various jobs available in the field of entertainment, public relation, mass communication, BPO's and KPO's. However, English language Graduates and Post Graduates can take up teaching in schools, colleges and universities. They also can start private tutorials and coaching institutes for English language.

Skills & Education Required for Career as an English Linguist

One can start a career in English with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. The minimum qualification for this is 10+2 pass in any stream. The B.A. English Course is of three years. Upon completion of this, one can pursue higher studies like Master’s Degree, M.Phil. and Ph.D. Such courses offer more lucrative job options. Besides educational qualification, one should have keen interest in poems, novels, essays and grammars.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as an English Linguist

  • Best courses after other than MBA Posted By : Foram, on 20-03-2012 17:43:54 Report Abuse

  • I will be completing my graduation in English next year. How can I start my career as an English Linguist? Posted By : aanchal ritolia, on 06-08-2011 12:07:55 Report Abuse

  • i am an english graduate and i wish to pursue a MA in English.would be great if i can receive some suggestions on job oppurtunities Posted By : Madhura Jadhav, on 29-06-2011 17:41:16 Report Abuse

  • Slam i did my inter in a technical subject n got 2years relevant experience after dat i did my graduation in arts n now im da student of English literature(M.A) n much worried by da prblms dat im facing plz tel me how shld i overcome on my flaws in english? Posted By : Umair Ali, on 21-02-2011 13:41:42 Report Abuse

  • Iam doing B.E ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING. i like to do my master degrees in english literature.i kindly request you to give a proper knowledge regarding this.please tellme what are the minimum qualifications to do the master degrees in english literature after my B.E graduation.kindly give the proper details about jobs too after this master garduation. waiting for your honourable reply. thank you. Posted By : suganya, on 15-02-2011 06:35:04 Report Abuse

  • I am a post graduate in English . I have been working as an educationist in a reputed school for 2 years but is keen on changing it to some alternative career option keeping my enlish background n my interest in english language in mind. what are the options that you suggest n how do I proceed with that? thanks.Lopa Posted By : lopamudra Roy, on 01-01-2011 12:55:42 Report Abuse

  • I am really interested to be an English Language Trainer Posted By : ramesh, on 23-09-2010 04:15:36 Report Abuse

  • I am really enthusiastic to be an English language trainer.I am well versed in presenting the communicative skills in attractive ways. Posted By : ramesh, on 23-09-2010 04:14:32 Report Abuse

  • Hi, I have done B.Tech in IT and have 6 yrs of experience in IT industry as a programmer. I want to shift from this field now to something that can work out as a part time career / flexibilty with work hours as per my choice. Other interests include browsing, reading, English language. Would be great if I can receive some suggestions on alternate career options. I am fine with undergoing some short term course if needed for the same. Thanks, Khusbu Posted By : Khusbu Shah, on 26-05-2010 05:46:39 Report Abuse

  • I'm a commerce graduate. I wish to continue with my education in English. I'm currently working as a trainer in communication skills. What do you suggest? Posted By : Luann Baptista, on 06-04-2010 02:33:27 Report Abuse

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