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Explore Options by Career Field

Your liberal arts degree—and the Core Career Competencies you build through it—can lead to a diverse range of career paths in a wide variety of career fields. 

Here you’ll find the eight most common broad career fields CLA graduates pursue and learn about some of the career possibilities that exist for you as a liberal arts student. 

On each “Career Field” you’ll find:

  • A link to sign up for a monthly update which will include: job and internship postings, events, featured careers, student & alumni profiles, articles & blogs, and more!
  • General career information
  • Job titles and descriptions
  • Internship examples and tips for how to gain experience in the field
  • Job and internship search advice
  • Tips on how to build a network
  • Advice from employers

Arts

Performing Arts, Entertainment, Visual Arts, Film, Museums
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Business

Consulting, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, Data Science, Insurance
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Communications & Media

Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, Publishing, Writing, Editing, Visual Communication, Technical Writing
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Education

Teaching, Higher Education, Secondary Education, Libraries
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Government & Law

Pre-Law, Law Enforcement, Paralegal, Lobbying, Public Advocacy, Politics, Local, Federal, & State Government, International Affairs
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Healthcare & Science

Pre-Health, Public Health, Pharmacy, Biology, Forensic Science, Chemistry, Physics
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Nonprofit & Advocacy

NGOs, Social Work, Counseling, Social Services, Human Services 
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Tech

Information Technology, Computer Science, Data
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How to Explore Majors and Careers

Learn about the many things you can do to better understand yourself and thoughtfully explore your academic and career options.