Liberal Art Jobs Poughkeepsie NY

Discusses the possibilities of turning your passion of the liberal arts field of study into a career. Offers specific career field examples including publishing, professional associations, nonprofit organizations, consulting and self-employment.

Personnel Career Svc
(845) 473-2030
6 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY

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SYKES Enterprises
3 Neptune Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Management

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Indotronix International Corp
(845) 473-1137
331 Main Mall
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Indotronix International Corp.
(845) 473-1137
331 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Management

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Ethan Allen Personnel Group
(845) 471-8367
49 Academy St
Poughkeepsie, NY

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H L Yoh
(845) 463-2127
8 Ibm Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Versatech
(800) 867-0617
2649 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Superior Design International
(845) 485-3353
PO Box 1964
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Allied Health Resources of New York
(866) 718-2474
12 Fenway Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Healthcare, Admin & Clerical, Information Technology

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Pioneer Staffing
(845) 977-4237
1100 Marissa Ln
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Liberal Art Jobs

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One of the main advantages of majoring in a classic liberal arts discipline, such as philosophy, art history or sociology, is you graduate with a degree you can apply to almost any type of work.

But what if you're tired of hearing that? What if you chose your liberal arts major because you truly love the subject and want to get a job in that specific field? Are you doomed to a life of working your day job and catching up with your real passion at night and on weekends?

Not at all. While millions of jobs may not directly relate to your liberal arts major, some do. Here are some examples:

Publishing and Media

Remember all the textbooks and supplementary books you had to read as, say, a women's studies major? If you're good with words, why not put your degree to good use at a publishing company whose products are geared specifically to women's issues?

Also remember that a variety of national and local magazines target women. Writers and editors produce the content for these publications, and advertising and marketing professionals make sure it gets into the right people's hands.

Academia

One way for you to work in your field is to earn your master's degree and then your PhD so you can become a professor at a college or university.

It may be a long, difficult and expensive path, but if you're a knowledgeable, skilled teacher and researcher and you're willing to move to where the available jobs are, there's a decent chance you can make this work....


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