So I'm a Philosophy Major, Now What?

A degree in Philosophy prepares students for careers in fields like law, medicine, psychology, theology, education, research, business, communications, government and politics, social and community services, and graduate studies in philosophy.

For additional information about degree options in the Department of Philosophy please visit the department website.


Where Do My People Work?

Common Career Tracks


Where Do I Look for Opportunities?

Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.

General Job/Internship Boards


Industry Specific



How Can I Get Involved?

Students Clubs

Professional Organizations


How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?

Job Search Tips

Campus Resources