Philosophy Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

Philosophy Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

94%
94% of Philosophy Department majors were employed, accepted to graduate school, or participating in a service/volunteer program within 6 months of graduation
64.58%
Employed
20.83%
Graduate School
8.33%
Service Program
6.25%
Seeking

Highlighted Employers

Philosophy Department Majors 2016–2020

Americorps
Goldman Sachs
National Institute of Health
Teach for America
Savitz Law Offices
episcopal service corps

Highlighted Continuing Education

Philosophy Department Majors 2016–2020

Princeton
Duke
University of Michigan
Oxford
Rutgers
Emory

Top Industries

Philosophy Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

20.59%
Legal & Law Enforcement
11.76%
Non-Profit/NGO
11.76%
Higher Education
5.88%
Finance
5.88%
K-12 Education
5.88%
Investment / Portfolio Management

Top Job Functions

Philosophy Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

22.86%
Legal
14.29%
Education / Teaching / Training
14.29%
Finance
8.57%
Business Development
5.71%
Administration
5.71%
Product / Project Management

Data Source: Career Education First Destination Survey, in partnership with the Office of Institutional Research (OIR). Questions are to the NACE standard. The survey launches in May each year and closes December 1.

Philosophy Department data collected includes 49 graduates out of 60 degrees conferred between 2016–2020. Includes 28 double majors.

Questions: Tess Mattern, tmattern@wellesley.edu