Philosophy

Please visit the Department of Philosophy for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Philosophy Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Associate – Boston Consulting Group, New York, NY
  • Sales Associate – BrightEdge Technologies, San Mateo, CA
  • Legal Project Analyst – Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC, Boston, MA
  • Associate Product Manager – MicroStrategy Incorporated, McLean, VA
  • Financial Analyst – Merck & Co., Philadelphia, PA
  • Jr. Information Architect – Spry Inc., Sparks, MD
  • Research Analyst – Corporate Executive Board, Washington, DC
  • Teacher – The Doane Stuart School, Albany, NY
  • Journalist – Touch Relations, Califon, NJ
  • Consultant – IBM Global Business, New York, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County MD, Silver Spring, MD
  • Policy Coordinator (Princeton Project 55) - Women Employed, Chicago, IL
  • Intern – St. Aldates Church, Oxford, UK
  • Junior Fellow – First Things Magazine, New York, NY
  • Teacher/Program Developer – Nafton of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Analyst – The Research Board, New York, NY
  • International Fellow – Princeton in Asia: Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
  • Teacher – Princeton in Asia: Jishou University, Jishou, China

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.A., Philosophy – Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • L.L.B., Law – McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Ph.D., Philosophy – University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • M.A., Social Policy – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.A., Arts Administration – Columbia University, New York, NY
  • J.D. – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • M.A., Systematic Theology – Westminster Theological Seminary, Glenside, PA
  • J.D. – Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, NY
  • Ph.D., Rabbinical Studies – Yeshiva University, New York, NY
  • M.L.S., Librarianship – University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Internships of Recent Philosophy Majors

  • Tutor – ReadWest Proliteracy Inc., Rio Rancho, NM
  • Associate, Deployment Team – Rubicon International, Portland, OR
  • Team Member – SendHub, Menlo Park, CA
  • Development Intern – Valhalla Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
  • Intern, Wealth Management – Barclays Capital, Bombay, India
  • GxP Compliance Intern – Biomarin, Novato, CA
  • Intern, Maghreb Center – The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, Washington, DC
  • Summer Analyst, Markets – Royal Bank of Scotland – Stamford, CT

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.