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Careers of Humanities Alumni

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Department or Program Title Organization

Classics

Retail Controller Microsoft Latin America

Classics

Consultant Bain & Company

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Resident Physician UC Irvine Health

Theater and Performance Studies

Recruiting Manager Facebook

Religious Studies

Senior Product Manager i.am+ (consumer electronics)

Classics

Objects Conservator Oakland Museum of California

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Licensed Clinical Psychologist Ravenswood Family Health Center

English

5th-Grade English and Language Arts Teacher Harlem Village Academies

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Project Leader National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Consultant Mercer | CPSG Partners

Theater and Performance Studies

Improv Teacher and Company Member BATS Improv

Classics

Vice President of U.S. Institutional Equity Sales Citi

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Chief Operating Officer Juma Ventures (anti-poverty nonprofit)

Music

Film Composer and Orchestrator Self-Employed

Theater and Performance Studies

Online User Experience Librarian Old Dominion University

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Project Engineer Integral Group (green engineering firm)

Linguistics

Fiber Deployment Access Specialist Adecco Staffing, at Google Fiber

Theater and Performance Studies

Learning Experience Designer Speechless (public speaking training)

Religious Studies

Founder TeachFX (e-learning startup)

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Director of Human Resources Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Religious Studies

Assistant Curator Saatchi Art

Art and Art History

Founder and Documentary Filmmaker Lulu Lens LLC

African and African American Studies

Associate, Marketing and Events Atlantic Media Strategies

Philosophy

Director of Sales Training Yelp

Music

Program Manager San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Associate Professor of Accounting Stanford Graduate School of Business

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Engineering Program Manager Google

History

Trademark and Copyright Associate Perkins Coie LLP

Linguistics

Program Officer The Asia Foundation

Linguistics

Assistant Attorney General Colorado Department of Law, Criminal Appeals

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Mayor Stockton, California

History

High School History Teacher / Department Chair Hopkins School

Music

Senior User Experience Designer REI

African and African American Studies

Senior Associate Attorney Parkland Hospital

Religious Studies

Educational Videogame Designer Fourth Dimension Games

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.