Philosophy

Transferable skills that Philosophy majors develop
Students studying Philosophy acquire many skills that can easily transfer to any subject matter:

Solving problems
Communicating logically
Interest in pursuing, exploring & explaining intangible ideas
Debating
Objectivity
Orating
Reasoning deductively
Self discipline
Curiosity
Close, extensive reading
Open-mindedness
Working independently
Developing theories
Writing clearly
Boiling an argument down to its essence  
Understanding views opposed to your own

Possible job titles for Philosophy majors:
Attorney
Clergy
Consultant
Counselor
Editor
Ethicist
Genealogist
Intelligence Specialist
Journalist
Lobbyist
Non-Profit Administrator
Physician
Professor
Psychologist
Publisher
Social Worker
Teacher
University Official
Web Programmer

Types of employers:
Academic & Professional Journals
Archives & Libraries
Bookstores
Business and Industry
Churches
Colleges
Consulting firms
Educational Institutions
Government Agencies
Hospitals
Insurance Companies
Magazines and Newspapers
Museums
Non-Profit Organizations
Political Parties
Publishing Companies
Religious Organizations
Research Institutes

Visit the H-SC Philosophy Department website or catalogue!

Other sources of information
Career counselors, alumni, and faculty members are great resources. Visit Career Education early and often, and talk to professors in your major and related fields. Career Coaches can help connect you with alumni in career fields that interest you for informational interviews. Professional associations are excellent sources of career and employment information, and many of them have websites.  Contact the following organizations and websites for more information:

American Philosophical Association

Association for Symbolic Logic

Worldwide Philosophy Resources