Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

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(Note: Postings on the following sites are mostly academic in nature, but may contain the occasional posting outside of higher education.)

* USC - Websites for the College of Education
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

Jobs in Philosophy
Worldwide job listings (mostly in academia), ordered by the date of posting with the most recent postings first.  Specify which language you wish to read the site in and in which country you wish to work.

Society for Women in Philosophy
Use this site for articles, listserv, stats about the field, and other possible helpful links.

Baptist Association of Philosophy Teachers

This site exists to support the teaching of philosophy on Baptist campuses. Under "BAPT marketplace" you may search available listings.  Members may also add a resume/cv to the "BAPT members available for placement" section.

The American Catholic Philosophical Association
Job listings, mainly in academia and in Catholic/Jesuit institutions.

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Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
Click on “job listings” for open positions, mainly in academia - but not exclusively. Also has information about fellowships, study opportunities, and grant opportunities.

Ethics Officers Association

Job postings are accessible by members only.  However, use the membership directory listing to get an idea of the kinds of organizations ethics officers work for, and see the “about the EOA” section for information on what ethics officers do.  You will also find related external links under the “resources” section.

Although this page is based out of Canada, the articles and resources are international in scope.  You can access information on ethics as it relates to business, environmental, feminist, legal, non-profit, nursing, media, medicine, pharmacy. There is also information on professional ethics and ethics consulting. The American Journal of Bioethics
Interested in moral issues in the fields of medical treatment and research, ethical issues in the life sciences and the distribution of scarce medical resources?  Considering working in medicine, nursing, law, sociology, philosophy, or theology?  Click on "Jobs &
Events" to search job postings in related areas.

ASBH: American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

Click on "Jobs" for openings in academia as well as non-profits and the healthcare industry.

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American Philosophical Association
Jobs listings on this site are for members only, however, there is some very good information on the profession under the "news and information" section.  There is also a nice career brochure under "APA committees" under " career opportunities."

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
Contains a search engine for philosophy, as well as comprehensive links to information on artificial intelligence, ethics, human rights resources, newsletters, email job lists, networking discussion groups, and wide variety of philosophy-related jobs.

Philosophy Around the Web
Links to related resources, journals, conferences, educational institutions, job search sites and more. Scroll down for a neat section on "Why study philosophy?" Philosophy Resources on Internet
Provides links to other sites that post jobs in philosophy.

* Research Gate

ResearchGate is the world's largest professional network for researchers and scientists, now with over one million members. Search through thousands of research jobs.


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GOVERNMENT (Federal State, & Local)

USC - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (Political Science)
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to federal, state & local government opportunities. Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

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The Philosophical Gourmet Report
Rankings of graduate philosophy programs and general information on applying to graduate school in philosophy.

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USC - Career Center - Non-Profit Job Listings and Employer Information
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to employer information and job listings for both U.S. and overseas non-profit organizations. Volunteer and Nonprofit Jobs
Comprehensive listings with links to non-profit and volunteer organization sites. Unique career management links are provided to help with interviewing, resume writing, and networking. Contains recruiter lists and chat options.

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USC - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (Political Science)
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to work opportunities in public administration or think tanks.

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USC - Department of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina.  Obtain useful information on course, related student activities and organizations, information on why to study philosophy and a list of career opportunities for philosophy majors.

USC JobMate

Click on "USC JobMate" on the right of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at USC. Lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in different industries. Job descriptions include contact information.

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Last updated 8/30/11