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Department or Program Title Organization

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Product Marketing Manager YouTube

Religious Studies

Senior Product Manager i.am+ (consumer electronics)

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Team Lead, Growth and Monetization for Dropbox Pro Dropbox

Philosophy

Doctoral Candidate in Theoretical / Computational Neuroscience Columbia University

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

CEO & Founder Culture Story

History

Director of Audience Development ABC News

Theater and Performance Studies

Staff Attorney U.S. Department of Justice

Philosophy

Director of Admissions The San Francisco School

Theater and Performance Studies

Improv Teacher and Company Member BATS Improv

Philosophy

Data Analyst Chicago Public Schools

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Attorney Hill, Kertscher & Wharton LLP

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Chief of Staff Kitchensurfing

Classics

Assistant Professor of Hematology and Oncology University of Michigan

History

Manager Deployment, Revenue Planning, and Enhancement Windstar Cruises

Art and Art History

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

English

Founder and CEO Enzi (Ethiopian footwear brand)

Religious Studies

Program Associate (Climate Change, Reproductive Rights, National Security) Compton Foundation

Music

Senior Research Scientist Human Language Technology Center of Excellence, Johns Hopkins University

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

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

History

Senior Business Development Manager Amazon

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Associate, Financial Sponsors Group Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

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

Religious Studies

Customer Confidence Manager AestheticLink (medical software)

English

Nonprofit Consultant and Finance Coordinator K12 Solar

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Co-Founder, Co-Producer, Head Writer Midcat Comedy

Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Moscow Reporter The Washington Post

Linguistics

Data Scientist Coursera

English

Product Marketing Manager - Community/Outreach Instagram

English

Collections Manager, Arts and Artifacts Collection Harvard Business School

Music

Founder and CEO Alopex Advisors, LLC

East Asian Languages and Cultures

President and Pain Physician Ventura Pain and Spine Physicians

African and African American Studies

Associate, Marketing and Events Atlantic Media Strategies

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Director, Strategy and Capacity Building Social Venture Partners Dallas

Linguistics

Software Engineer Google

Music

Geointelligence Data Analyst Google

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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