What can I do with a degree in Philosophy?
- See what some of our recent graduates are doing.
- Humanities@Work: The College of Arts & Sciences, in partnership with the Center for Career and Co-op, will work with you to find co-op or internship opportunities that will give you experience in putting your philosophy degree to work. For more information, contact the Philosophy & Religion Department Chair (Laura Newhart) or the College of Arts & Sciences.
Ideas from other philosophers:
- from Belmont University's Department of Philosophy
- from the University of Kentucky Department of Philosophy
- Tomás Bogardus has compiled several items on the practical and intrinsic value of studying philosophy here.
Answers in the news:
- from USA Today
- from The New York Times and also here
- from Forbes Magazine
- This article from Forbes notes that philosophy majors are in the top 10% for salary after 15 years out!
Rachel Maddow speaks to Ball State University on the value of philosophy (introduced by David Letterman!).
Considering Graduate School?
- APA's Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy
- The Philosophical Gourmet Report
- The Pluralist's Guide (helpful especially for Continental philosophy and some other niche areas of study)
Summer Philosophy Programs for Undergraduates
Do you want to present or publish your work?
- See PhilEvents and search for undergraduate conference and journals by entering "undergraduate" in the search box. Also be sure to check bulletin boards around the Philosophy and Religion department.