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What Can You Do With A Degree In Humanities?

HUM_lrgOur smaller humanities programs—Medieval Studies, Humanities, Classics, Judaic Studies and Religious Studies—offer some of the greatest career potential!

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

Art, Humanities And A Digital Startup Career

Amy Beemer (Humanities, ’14) parlayed her study of art history into a career with an interior design startup.    
Max Schwanekamp

Solving the Riddles of Software Development

Max Schwanekamp (Medieval Studies, Humanities, ’08) ties software development to his study of Old Norse riddles.    

Here’s just a sampling interesting jobs landed by other recent alumni from these humanities programs:

– Legislative correspondent, U.S. House of Representatives

– Research linguist, Optum 360 UnitedHealth Group

– Digital media coordinator, Funk/Levis & Associates Marketing Communication

– Comedy and live event producer, Dima Productions

– Product developer, Fifth Sun

– Donor and prospect research assistant, Cascade Aids Project

– Media and content manager, Lust Films

– Investment adviser representative, Advanced Wealth Management

– Account director, Rio SEO Automation Software

– Events assistant, Hilton Worldwide

– Teacher, English First

– American English Institute instructor, University of Oregon

– Group manager, Jeld-Wen, Inc.

 

Read more about the majors in medieval studies, Judaic studies, humanities, classics and religious studies.

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