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Careers of Humanities Alumni

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Department or Program Title Organization

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Principal Environmental Technologist CH2M HILL

Philosophy

Director of Design VersaMe (early childhood education technology)

Philosophy

Head of Product Flickr

English

Assistant United States Attorney U.S. Attorney's Office

Classics

Vice President of U.S. Institutional Equity Sales Citi

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Senior Product Manager McGraw-Hill Education

Philosophy

Business Analyst Google

History

Artist Discovery and Communications Elixr (hip-hop booking and touring agency)

Theater and Performance Studies

Owner Kings County Brewers Collective

English

Director of Strategic Partnerships Pacific Northwest College of Art

Theater and Performance Studies

Online User Experience Librarian Old Dominion University

Classics

Assistant Professor of Classics University of Pittsburgh

History

Project Leader Boston Consulting Group

Classics

Retail Controller Microsoft Latin America

Linguistics

Technical Specialist Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Philosophy

Director of Sales Training Yelp

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

General Manager Virtue Cider (beverage company)

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Consultant Mercer | CPSG Partners

Religious Studies

Founder TeachFX (e-learning startup)

Philosophy

Communications Program Manager Allen Institute (bioscience research)

Theater and Performance Studies

iOS Developer Dragon Army

Linguistics

Analyst, Trade Operations Gilead Sciences

African and African American Studies

Clinical Associate and Instructor of Medicine Boston University School of Medicine

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Assistant Professor of Psychology University of Waterloo

English

Adult Services Librarian Hopkinton Public Library

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Engineering Program Manager Google

Philosophy

Law and Philosophy Fellow University of Chicago Law School

History

Trademark and Copyright Associate Perkins Coie LLP

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Counsel, Anti-Retaliation Unit New York State Department of Labor

Classics

Family Nurse Practitioner Parkchester Medical

Art and Art History

Associate Director of Leadership Giving Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Music

Early Childhood ESL Teacher England Baby Nursery School in Beijing

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Product Marketing Manager YouTube

Philosophy

Neurosurgeon Henry Ford Hospital

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Communications Manager Facebook

Studying the humanities at Stanford can lead to a successful career in many fields. Employers across every industry want to hire creative problem solvers who can think critically, look at problems in new ways, express their ideas effectively, and work well in teams—skills that are an essential part of Stanford’s many undergraduate programs in the humanities.

Explore careers that humanities majors from Stanford have pursued since 2001. Our students are not only leaders but are also thoughtful, engaged citizens whose work has purpose and meaning, for themselves and for the world.