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Majoring in philosophy offers a student the opportunity to gain skills in critical thinking, writing, and reading not afforded by many other disciplines. These are vital skills if one is to succeed in a rapidly changing work world. For those students who intend to pursue an advanced professional degree (for example, in medicine or law), the philosophy major provides the analytic training and intellectual studies that make for a well-rounded, qualified, and attractive candidate.

The concentrations for Philosophy major are:

Advising and Career Coaching

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Gregory Roberts M.A.

Assistant to the Dean, School of Arts and Letters
Lead Academic Advisor, School of Arts & Letters
BAS Advisor – Applied Science

Knobview Hall 110U
Phone: (812) 941-2584
grobert3@ius.edu

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Jessica Thomas M.S.

Academic Advisor
Coordinator of Academic Advising for Athletics

Knobview Hall 110V
Phone: (812) 941-2571
jmt24@ius.edu

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Misti Jones

Assistant Director
Career Coach/Employer Liaison

Univ. Center South 106
Phone: (812) 941-2275
mjones24@ius.edu

Career Planning Strategies

What Can I Do With This Major?

Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer positions are a great way to get exposed to your field(s) of interest and to invest time in your local community.

Internships

IU Southeast students have completed the following internships to get related experience for their majors. For information on currently available internship opportunities, visit the Internships job board.

Top Employers

This top employers list was created using the LinkedIn Alumni Tool.

  • Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Humana
  • New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation
  • Community Montessori Public Charter School
  • University of Kentucky
  • Vissing Law LLC

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October 4th, 2017

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October 11th, 2017

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IU Southeast Job Fair

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October 12th, 2017

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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October 18th, 2017

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October 25th, 2017

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November 1st, 2017

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November 8th, 2017

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November 15th, 2017

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November 22nd, 2017

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November 29th, 2017

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December 6th, 2017

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