Philosophy | Towson University

What Can I Do With This Discipline/Major?

For helpful resources on your career opportunities, explore the “What Can I Do with
This Major” guides for philosophy and religious studies.

Some common career titles for this major include:

  • Court Reporter
  • Editor
  • Judge, Mediator, and Hearing Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Mental Health and Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistant
  • Physician and Surgeon
  • Politician
  • Postsecondary Teacher
  • Psychologist
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Reporter, Correspondent, Broadcast News Analyst
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor
  • Writer and Author

For additional career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook
for hundreds of occupations, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Additional Resources

Internships and Research Opportunities

Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will
allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well
introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources. For more information,
email Dr. Anne Ashbaugh, TU Philosophy Department Internship Coordinator.

Research/Internship Opportunities:

Careers and Jobs

The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making
use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields
you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Tiger Mentor Network) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.

READ:  Baker’s Dozen | Phrase Definition, Origin & Examples

Sample Resumes and Interview Questions

For major specific resume samples, we encourage you to look at the Sample Philosophy Resume (PDF) in addition to our Sample Resume Database.

Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview,
you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally,
and visit the interview skills section of the Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online
via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Interview Questions