Alum Success Stories

Our philosophy grads go on to do big things in their professional lives.

From law and government to tech, research and more, our graduates prove they can work in almost any field. Learn how VCU's philosophy program set up the following inspiring alums for career success, with a sneak peek from 2018 grad Melat Kassa:

My degree in philosophy has been critical to my jobs in two ways: it has helped me ask better questions and clearly advocate for why my point of view is the right course of action to take.

Meet Our Alums

Carlos Carrion

Legal Counsel, Joint Committee on Racial Equity, Civil Rights and Inclusion for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Ethan Hamilton

Ontology Analyst at Enterprise Knowledge

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Andrea Jackson

Data Science Analytics Developer at Langley Federal Credit Union

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Melat Kassa

Quantitative Market Research Consultant at Known Media

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Aaron Kemmerer

Doctoral Student in the VCU School of Social Work

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Hellen Martinez

Immigration Paralegal at Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. Immigrants First

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Thomas Mick

TechCollege Campus Learning Lead Engineer at Capital One

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Regan Price

Public Administration Intern at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government

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