Career Guide

Students majoring in philosophy often enter the fields of law, medicine, journalism, or business. For these fields a background in logic, ethics, and critical thinking is particularly important. Some students who major in philosophy pursue graduate study in philosophy leading to positions in university teaching.

Famous philosophy majors include former President Bill Clinton, John Elway, Vaclav Havel, Martin Luther King, Jr., Iris Murdoch, and Susan Sontag.

Our Liaison to the Career Center is Paul Bredderman: pbredde@emory.edu.

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