Career Opportunities for Religious Studies Majors
By nature, Liberal Arts majors make great employees in any field because of their ability to communicate effectively, think critically and solve complex problems. These timeless skills make them attractive to employers in all walks of society. Specifically though, economics majors often pursue careers as a:
- Business (particularly international business)
- Counseling and Social Work
- The government, foreign service, or the Peace Corps
- Museums and the arts
- Non-profit or non-governmental organizations
When the Religious Studies major is matched with complementary minors and thoughtful internships, new possibilities arise. A few examples are:
- Religion + Political Science minor + law school = Attorney
- Religion + history + museum internship = Museum curator/archivist/exhibit specialist
- Religion + Biology minor = Medical professional
- Religion + English + publishing internship = Writer/ Publishing
- Religion + Anthropology = Archaeologist
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