Careers for Philosophers

The Philosophy Department has a Philosophy Undergraduate Career Consultant to help students with career-planning and to assist them in building their resume in the direction of the career that they intend to seek.


Below also is additional information.

Click here for our packet of information on careers for philosophers.

Philosophers earn the highest average salary for humanities and liberal arts majors. 

Why Businesses are Hiring Philosophers - The Guardian.

Mark Cuban on the value of a philosophy degree.

Congressman Ro Khanna on philosophy majors and social media -- Business Insider.

Philosophy in Silicon Valley.

Philosophy M.A. and Business M.B.A. for analytical thinkings skills.

Additional information has been compiled at the APA -- prominent philosophy majors  -- and

Here also is a recent story from the Washington Post.

Philosophy for kids -- see also our Iowa Lyceum program.

Robert E. Rubin, U.S. Treasury Secretary 1995-1999, "Philosophy prepared me for a career in finance and government...."