Alumni and Careers

The study of philosophy develops many skills that have wide application, including the ability to think logically, to formulate and evaluate arguments, and to write clearly.

A small number of philosophy majors go on to do graduate work in philosophy. However, most of our majors go on to careers outside academia.

Position Organization Name
PhD Candidate University of Arizona
PhD Candidate University of Chicago
PhD Candidate University of Pittsburgh
Law School Stanford
Law School Yale
Law School University of Colorado
Government - Clerk US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer


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(Please note that this information only comes to us, not the alumni office. You can update any pertinent information as it relates to alumni affairs on their website.)

Have more questions about what you can do with a Bowdoin education? Come to the Career Planning Center located on the first floor of Moulton Union.