What can I do with a major in … ?

The answer to “What can I do with a major in [fill in the major of your choice]?” is “just about anything.”

That’s what’s so great about a liberal arts education.  Your general education courses will give you breadth across a range of disciplines, and your major will give you depth.  When you add the skills you’re learning you will graduate with a foundation that can support many different paths.

Explore opportunities and careers that Oles have pursued.
St. Olaf Internship Database

Includes over 1400 internships submitted by graduating seniors from the past five years. Each internship was highlighted as one of their top two most significant professional development experiences.

First Destination Database (first jobs, graduate school/education and service programs by major)

Includes first employment, graduation school/education or service program activities of graduates from the classes from 2014-19.
Information can be sorted by major, concentration, domestic/international student, employer, institution, degree type, etc.

Additional Resources

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St. Olaf Career Guides
Explore opportunities, events, and career exploration resources for each of twelve different career fields.

Career Enhancing and First Destination Experiences

The following links include information on internships, research, study abroad, leadership, employment and graduate study collected from the classes of 2013 to 2016.

American Studies
Ancient Studies
Art (Studio)
Art History
Asian Studies
Biology
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
English
Environmental Studies

Exercise Science
French
German
Greek
History
Individual Major
Japanese
Latin
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Medieval Studies
Music
Norwegian
Nursing

Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Race and Ethnic Studies
Religion
Russian
Russian Area Studies
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Theater
Women’s and Gender Studies