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Alumni and Careers

Humanities and Social Sciences at Work

Humanities and Social Sciences programs prepare students for a variety of in-demand fields and professions. Our alumni graduate having developed professional skills and the cultural understanding to pursue and succeed in their careers after college. Their success reinforces the importance and value of earning a strong liberal arts education.

The Alumni Experience

From post-graduation placement to program satisfaction, Humanities and Social Sciences alumni credit their UNC education as the foundation for building a strong, successful career in their field of study.



Post-Graduation Placement Rates


6-month undergraduate placement


6-month graduate placement

Learn More About Where Alumni Work

*Data taken from the 2020-2021 First Destination Alumni Survey


"My experience throughout my four years at UNC solidified my desire to work in policy for my career and I reflect fondly on my time and experience with passionate professors and fellow students who ignited that passion in me and taught me many skills I use daily in my career." - Molly Burich B.A. '05 

Read Molly's story

Great Careers Begin in Bear Country

Meet alumni like Abe Denmark B.A. '00 - a U.S. foreign policy expert who began his career with a UNC education in History and Political Science.

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Connect to the Bear Network

The UNC alumni office helps Humanities and Social Sciences graduates remain connected to UNC, the college and their academic program.

From scholarship support to hiring students for internships and jobs, the alumni Bear Network advances the college's Students First commitment to career readiness and academic success.