(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to Mentor Network)
Michael Hadaway, Jr
Virginia Theological Seminary
Program Specialist, Urban Search & Rescue
Federal Emergency Mgt. Association
Career Development Instructor
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American Philosophical Association- founded in 1900 to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers, to encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy, to facilitate the professional work and teaching of philosophers, and to represent philosophy as a discipline.
Independent Sector- Is the leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world-nonpartisan.
InterAction- is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Seeks to shape important policy decisions on relief and long term development issues, including foreign assistance, the environment, women, health, education and agriculture.
Note the wide range of careers of these famous people who majored in or studied Philosophy in college (as listed in teh University of the Pacific website)
Phil Jackson—LA Lakers head coach (11 NBA titles)
Matt Groening—Creator of The Simpsons
Ethan Coen—Writer and director (with his brother Joel) of the films Fargo, The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old Men, Raising Arizona, and many others
Ricky Gervais—Actor and comedian; creator and star of The Office and Extras; also starred in The Invention of Lying and Ghost Town
David Souter and Stephen Breyer—U.S. Supreme Court Justices
Sam Harris—Well-known author of The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, and The Moral Landscape
Philip Glass—Influential contemporary composer known for his mesmerizing soundtracks to The Hours, The Thin Blue Line (and other Errol Morris documentaries), and Koyaanisqatsi; his music is featured in the videogame “Grand Theft Auto IV”
Rahm Emmanuel—Former Illinois Congressman and (former) Obama White House Chief of Staff