Religion Resources

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Job Titles

Administration/Management Crisis Services Missionary Outreach
Adult Ministries Education Public Relations
Advocacy Evangelism Religious Activities Programming
Building Management Family Life Center Management Religious Education
Camp Administrator Food Bank/Emergency Ministries Religious Life Programming
Chaplainry Health and Welfare Ministries Residential Living
Church & Community Development Leisure Ministries Social Services
Clergy Lobbying Vocational Training
Communications Metropolitan Ministries Youth Ministries
Counseling/Recovery

Personal Characteristics to be Successful

Alert Ethical Questioning
Compassionate Firm Responsible
Creative Imaginative Self-disciplined
Critical Inquisitive Sympathetic
Curious Investigative Tactful
Dedicated Open-minded Understanding
Empathetic

Workplace Skills

Build relationships with local church and denominational leaders
Develop fundraising skills and contacts
Get experience in communications areas and develop a portfolio
May need ordination for pastoral counseling
Obtain certification for specialized areas
Obtain excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Obtain excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
Obtain travel and cultural experience with groups of interest
Possess high moral and ethical standards
Volunteer with local organizations

Job Postings

Idealist Org: A non-profit organization provided to find career paths that suit your education background.

General Guide to Philosophical Associations: This site provides a thorough listing of associations to check out, many of which have job searching capacity.

Resources for Religious Studies Majors: General Career Information helping with part time, internships, summer work and full time positions.

The United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry: Comprehensive information for jobs to education opportunities.

Career Resources

American Philosophical Association: National Association that maintains a job search database allowing access to members only.

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy

The Philosophy Major's Career Handbook: This site provides information for philosophy majors that there's a relation between getting a degree and getting a job.

What do philosophy majors do?: This site provides information about options with a philosophy major.

American Academy of Religion

Association for the Sociology of Religion

Evangelical Press Association

Religious Education Association

Why Study Religion: This site provides information on all aspects of religion; its history, how it has advanced in today's society, and where it is today.

Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

Graduate School Directory

The Fund for Theological Education

Philosophy Majors

Seattle Pacific University

West Virginia University

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Religion Majors

University of Alabama

Pennsylvania State University

Saint Paul School of Theology

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Louisville Seminary

Contact Us

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