Career Development

What can I do with a Major in...?

The beauty of a liberal arts degree is that it allows you to develop a broad range of skills that can be applied to almost any career field. The ability to communicate clearly, to work collaboratively with others, and to research and evaluate solutions to problems are skills that are valued by employers in all fields.

The links below list careers most closely related to a particular major. Keep in mind that, with some experience, you can apply your major to almost any career field. Just look at what these well known Clark alumni did with their liberal arts majors...

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Ronald Shaich '76
Major: Government/International Relations
Job title: Chairman/CEO, Panera Bread

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Hugh Panero '78
Major: Government
Job Title: CEO and President, XM Satellite Radio

Beth Edmonds '72
Major: Geography
Job title: President, Maine State Senate

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Matthew Goldman '83
Major: Economics / MBA '84
Job title: Creator, Blue Man Group

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Phil Lerman ' 77
Major: English
Job title: Producer, America's Most Wanted

To learn more, schedule an appointment with an adviser in Career Development. Tel: 508-793-7258