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Committee: Non-Academic Careers

Committee Charge

The committee's responsibility embraces all activities of the association relating to the enhancement of non-academic career opportunities for philosophers. The committee supervises programs related to employment opportunities in business, government, and other non-academic areas.

The chair of this committee serves in an ex officio capacity on the committee on academic career opportunities and placement.

Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers

Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers

The committee first published a guide on non-academic careers for philosophers in 1984. The 2016 edition of this guide, Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers, is now available.

Committee Reports

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 - no report submitted

2012-2013 - no report submitted

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 - no report submitted

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

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Chair (2018)
Amelie O. Rorty
Member (2017)
David W. Chambers
Member (2017)
Henrique Schneider
Member (2018)
Aine Donovan
Member (2018)
Jennifer Faust
Member (2019)
Jeremy A. Lent
Member (2019)
Eleni K. Manis

 

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