Careers in Philosophy

What can I do with this major?

Sample job titles of CSB/SJU Philosophy alums:

School Psychologist Attorney Technical Writer Editor
Pastor Campus Ministry Lobbyist Librarian
Teacher Journalist Administration Sales Manager
Marketing Manager Financial Planner Therapist Judge
Career Advisor Physician Public Relations Specialist Dentist
Buyer Advertising Psychologist Grant Writer

Student Spotlights:

  • Andrew Breyer '13 (Communication & Philosophy), Home Essentials, Central Hong Kong, China

Alum Spotlights:

  • Calista (Kruse) Menzhuber '00 (Philosophy), Product Developer, Thomson Reuters
  • Alyssa Meuwissen '12 (Psychology & Biology), Research Associate at the Center for Early Education and Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Patrick Sitzer '11 (Philosophy), Middle School English Teacher, St. Clement School, Chicago
  • Amy Vener '94 (Philosophy), Marketing Developer Partnerships Lead, Pinterest

To explore more of what CSB/SJU alums are doing with this major, visit the XPD Resource Centers and check out the Alum Career Network database. 

Links for Philosophy majors:

Visit CSB/SJU XPD for further information about major selection and career exploration. Career coaches and student career assistants are available to assist you as you research personal interests, values, and skills.