Philosophy is a practice at Hamilton, where your professors will encourage you to be engaged and to apply your training beyond the classroom. For instance, philosophy majors have developed and taught philosophy mini-classes to their peers and to local high school students.
Emi Birch ’14 had a high school teacher who inspired her love of physics, and her first year at Hamilton College, she encountered a professor who did the same with philosophy. It changed her academic life. She majored in both subjects.More >>
When Sean Sullivan ’07 spent a semester in Hamilton College’s New York City program and interned at ABC News Production, he was en route to a career. The internship led to another the following summer with ABC News “Nightline.” "And that's where I fell in love with journalism. There was never a dull day. And I felt like we were telling important stories that people needed to see. It was hard work, but a really great experience,” says Sullivan, who went on to a number of journalism jobs and now covers national politics for “The Fix,” a Washington Post politics blog.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in philosophy are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: