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What Do Liberal Arts Majors Do?

Here are just a few examples of alumni jobs (past and present) to further prove our point that your major may or may not dictate your career path. For more information on the career paths of alumni, refer to the Muhlenberg Career Network, a database of alumni volunteers available in the Career Resource Library, or MyMuhlenberg.com. Remember – this is just a sampling of liberal arts majors and of the infinite career possibilities. The Career Center website has additional information on liberal arts careers.

AMERICAN STUDIES


  • Marketing Director, Thomson Financial
  • Sales Consultant, Audio Visual Innovations
  • Partner/Insurance Agent, Spencer E. Gray Insurance
  • Employee Relations Manager, Emery – Waterhouse

ART


  • Embroidery Graphics Designer, Vantage Custom Classics
  • Project Leader, Computer Associates
  • Assistant Director of Marketing, Marriage Council
  • Business Analyst, Prudential Insurance
  • Campaign Associate, Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Healthfood & Vitamin Store Owner, Natural Selections
  • Graphic Designer/Owner, DiPiro Design
  • Assistant Fashion & Beauty Editor/Magazine Editorial, Shape Magazine
  • Creative Director, H. P. Productions

DANCE


  • Community Relations Manager/Box Office Manager, Northern Stage
  • Dance Teacher, Theatre Dance Center

ENGLISH


  • Assignment Editor, WCAU - NBC 10
  • Community Director, The March of Dimes
  • Director of Community Relations, Doylestown Hospital
  • Director of Merchandising, J Crew
  • Publicity Assistant, St. Martin’s Press LLC
  • Research Associate, Rodale Press Health Magazine
  • Special Events Assistant, New York Public Library

FRENCH


  • Coordinator, Contract Services, Coventry First
  • Spanish Teacher, Wilson High School
  • Director, Corporate Compensation, WebMD

HISTORY


  • Assistant Editor, American Historical Association
  • Intelligence Analyst, F.B.I. Washington Field Office
  • Law Clerk, Bergen County Superior Court
  • Marketing Administrator, FFMG Architects
  • Vice President/Regional Manager, CitiGroup

MATHEMATICS


  • Actuary, Milliman & Robertson Inc.
  • Info Technology Consultant, Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Associate Contract Analyst, Aramark

MUSIC


  • Creative/Media Designer, Seven Worldwide
  • Assistant Director of Admission, Seton Hall University

PSYCHOLOGY


  • Assistant Director-Student Life, Loyola College
  • Research Study Assistant, Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Victim Counselor, Somerset Co. Prosecutor’s Office
  • Recruiter, Pep Boys
  • Account Supervisor, Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare
  • Program Director, Home Run Ministries
  • Customer Service Rep, Guardian Life Insurance Co.
  • Counselor, Allentown Women's Center
  • President, Thirty Ink Media & Marketing
  • Director of Missions, Touch the World Youth Ministries
  • Director of Academic Advising for student athletes, Marist College
  • President, Allstate NJ, Allstate Insurance Companies
  • Residential Counselor, Easter Seals of NJ
  • Senior Allocation Analyst, TJX Company

POLITICAL SCIENCE


  • Research Assistant/Programmer, Mathematica Policy Research
  • Assistant Director of Residential Services, Muhlenberg College
  • Marketing Associate, DVRPC
  • Transplant Coordinator, Gift of Life Donor Program
  • Detective, Denville Twp. Police Dept
  • Campaign Finance Analyst, Federal Election Commission

PHILOSOPHY


  • Director of Operations, Neighborhood Action Bureau
  • Health Policy Researcher, George Washington University Center
  • Sr. Grants/ Systems Mgr, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
  • ESL/Spanish Teacher, Northampton Co Public Schools

RELIGION


  • Associate Professional Submissions Specialist, McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceutical
  • Pastor, St. John's Lutheran Church
  • Elementary Teacher, BCPS
  • Youth Director, Adath Jeshurun
  • Outreach Worker, Independent Living Program, Communities For People Inc.

THEATRE ARTS


  • Marketing Coordinator, Kingdom, Incorporated
  • Corporate Relations, St. John's University
  • Account Coordinator, Corporate, Serino Coyne Inc.
  • Pharmaceutical Consultant, Pfizer Inc.
  • Bridal Consultant, David's Bridal
  • Business Manager, Youth Theatre Northwest
  • Marketing Associate, Public Theatre - Joe's Pub

The Career Center, Muhlenberg College
2400 W. Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104-5586
Ph: (484) 664-3170 Fax: (484) 664-3533


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Last Revised March 25, 2008
Questions and comments? Send e-mail to careers@muhlenberg.edu
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