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What can I do with a Philosophy degree?

Jordan Forde | 2015 | Philosophy and Social Work

“I’ve learned that my clients have the most success when I just sit down and talk out their problems with them and provide avenues that I learned through philosophy.”

Jordan Forde graduated from ISU in 2015 with degrees in both Philosophy and Social Work. She is a licensed social worker practicing community based rehabilitative services. Learn more about Jordan’s experience with philosophy at ISU and the ways it helped her professionally.

Derek Puckett | 2014 | Philosophy

“I’ve been in the workforce long enough to see that critical thinking is incredibly highly valued, being able to write clearly is incredibly highly valued, and a philosophical education is going to equip you with those skills, I would contend, in a way that almost no other major is going to.”

Derek Puckett graduated from ISU in 2014 with high honors and a degree in Philosophy. He is currently the Assistant Director of Performance and Accountability at Washington Technology Solutions, the state of Washington’s technology agency. His career has focused on technology policy and legislative affairs, technology management, and reporting and analysis for technology assets.” Learn more about Derek’s experience with philosophy at ISU and the ways it helped him professionally.