Mangaluru: The Department of English, St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru organized a guest talk on Careers in English as part of the Student Enrichment Programme for the English Major students of I, II and III year degree on Nov 4 2022.
The resource person was Zaibunnisa Abdul Razak, an alumna of the college who is now an Assistant Professor of English at University College, Mangalore.
The speaker began by recollecting her experience at St Agnes College as a student of English Major and congratulated the students on choosing the subject as their core paper for study. Then she enlightened/addressed the students on the various career opportunities that are available for English Major graduates and post-graduates.
The students were acquainted with the innumerable career options starting from the traditional ones in the field of education and corporate to the trending nonconventional careers like Story Teller, Lexicographer, BookTuber etc. Kaamilah Jinan and Ayfuna, the highest scorers of I and II degree English Major were felicitated by the Speaker.
English Major students of II and III years put up a small programme representing the different ages in English Literature from Chaucer to the Postmodern era where the various genre and forms of literature were enacted through opera, poetry, drama, ballroom dance and songs.
The entire programme was compered by Chaaya of III BA. A total of 85 students were the beneficiaries of this Student Enrichment Programme.