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What Can You Do With A Degree In Philosophy?

PHIL_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in philosophy!

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Philosophy is committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Cindy Hardin

Theory of Relativity

Cindy Hardin ’12 helps caregivers and their patients come together in positive relationships.    

Turning a Stereotype On Its Head

Nathan Pai Schmitt (Philosophy, ’11) put his major into action with a strategic consulting firm.    

Here’s just a sampling of interesting jobs other recent alumni have landed:

– Video editor, Media Beyond

– CEO, GraphAlchemist

– Account manager, Gravitron LLC

– Project manager, Bell Hardware

– Sales and client services supervisor, GameTime Footage

– Project coordinator, PeaceHealth

– Steel planning and logistics analyst, The Greenbrier Companies

– Center manager, Talecris Plasma Center

– Director of business advocacy, Eugene Chamber of Commerce

– Accommodations assistant and testing proctor, Western Oregon University

– Program manager, MedStar Health Research Institute

– Partner, Big Green Events, Inc.


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