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Department or Program Title Organization

Music

Physician Johns Hopkins Hospital

History

High School History Teacher / Department Chair Hopkins School

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Legislative Advocate Association of California School Administrators

History

Director of Audience Development ABC News

Theater and Performance Studies

Improv Teacher and Company Member BATS Improv

Religious Studies

Head of School Mt. Tamalpais School

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Poet, Playwright Self-Employed

Philosophy

Director of Admissions The San Francisco School

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Community Engagement Manager, Equality Fund Asian Americans for Equality

English

Attorney Law Offices of Anna M. Durbin

African and African American Studies

Director, Policy Development Prudential Financial

History

Epidemiologist World Health Organization

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Assistant Principal / Lead Social Studies Teacher Jubilee Academic Center

Art and Art History

Senior Director of Operations Thread, Inc. (education nonprofit)

English

Content Strategist and UX Writer Google

Music

Doctoral Candidate, Music and Cognitive Science University of California, San Diego

Art and Art History

Assistant Professor of Media Arts Antioch College

African and African American Studies

Clinical Associate and Instructor of Medicine Boston University School of Medicine

Linguistics

Fiber Deployment Access Specialist Adecco Staffing, at Google Fiber

African and African American Studies

Account Director Carol H. Williams Advertising

Theater and Performance Studies

Founder TeachFX (e-learning startup)

Religious Studies

Senior UX Designer POP Marketing

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences California State University, East Bay

African and African American Studies

Legislative Aide Office of Assemblyman David Gantt

Music

Associate Conductor Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

History

Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Embassy Bujumbura U.S. Department of State

History

Project Leader Boston Consulting Group

Philosophy

Underwriter, Medical Professional Liability TMLT & Lone Star Alliance, RRG

Philosophy

Director of Design VersaMe (early childhood education technology)

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Realtor Warner Springs Realty

English

Assistant Professor of English Clemson University

Theater and Performance Studies

Senior Analyst, Customer Support and Strategy Warner Bros. Entertainment

Classics

Vice Consul, Retail and Luxury British Consulate-General New York, Department for International Trade

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Associate Director Stanford Institute for Diversity in the Arts

Art and Art History

Archivist Brooklyn Public Library

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 also thoughtful, engaged citizens whose work has purpose and meaning, for themselves and for the world.

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