What kinds of jobs are available for philosophy majors?
I'm a psychology major but I'm curious about what kinds of jobs are available for psychology majors or if anyone knows what I can do with BOTH a psychology and philosophy bachelors degree. Guys, I already acknowledged that I was a psychology major. Don't use this question as a space where you make fun of philosophy majors just because you suck at the subject.
Asked By: - 1/8/2012
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There are ways to go into many areas including law and politics but these usually require an MA in the stated fields. Other than that, teaching is an option in both language and literature fields, as well as some religious studies departments that emphasize philosophy and ethics. I personally have a BA in Philosophy... More
Answered By: CheesyBacon - 1/8/2012
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I see a career in the fast food industry in your future.
Answered By: bard - 1/8/2012
Absolutely nothing. Philosophy is studied out of intrinsic motivation; YOU WILL BECOME A BURGER FLIPPER! A true philosopher sees past the absurdity of conformity
Answered By: Philosophizing teenager - 1/8/2012
That will probably depend upon what your other major is. There aren't that many postings for philosophers.
Answered By: Bob - 1/8/2012
More or less the same as `Cheesy Bacon`. Cast about - a shared Fellowship at a good Uni is worth a lot toward becoming a Snr Prof.
Answered By: Lapiz - 1/8/2012
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Answered By: Philosophy 101 - 1/8/2012
The only specific job I can think of would be a philosophy teacher/lecturer. However the skills you aquire through studying philosophy, such as critical and I depth thinking, are hard to come across and many jobs/careers look for them. You gain some amazingly useful skills through subjects like philosophy and history... More
Answered By: Mee.x - 1/8/2012
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