A major in philosophy teaches a student to understand human thought throughout history. Philosophy encourages a student to be creative and think critically. Some students use a philosophy major as a preparation for law school. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to philosophy and religious studies majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Administrative Assistant AnthropologistArchivistAuthorClaim Adjuster Corrections OfficerEditorFBI/CIA AgentFilm Editor Historian Human Resource ManagerHuman Resources Specialist Judge LawyerLegal Assistant LibrarianManagement AnalystMarket Research Analyst ParalegalPolitical Scientist Professor Social Worker Technical WriterUnderwriter Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
150 Best Jobs for a Better World (OCC PT 9.5)Career Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector (OCC 154)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Making a Living While Making a Difference (OCC PT 9)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Religious Service Careers (OCC 186)Opportunities in Counseling and Development Careers (OCC 51)Opportunities in Human Resource Management Careers (OCC 113)Top Careers for Liberal Arts Graduates (OCC 126.5)
BSU Dept. of Philosophy & Religious Studies: http://www.bsu.edu/philosophy/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Philosophy or Religious Studies Careers (Hofstra University): http://www.hofstra.edu/Academics/Colleges/HCLAS/PHI/phi_career.htmlSalary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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