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Some Graduate Job Placements or Career Paths

  • Chaplain, Harvard University
  • Professor of Philosophy, Seattle University
  • Professor of Philosophy, University of Bridgeport
  • Professor of Psychology, St. Michael’s College
  • Professor of Religious Studies, Colby College
  • Associate Lecturer, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Professor, Unity College
  • Professor of English, University of Oklahoma
  • Social Worker
  • Director, Restore, an environmental group in Maine
  • Programmer, National Intelligence, Inc., Boston
  • Animal Rights Activist in Washington, D.C.
  • Administrator, Training and Development Corporation
  • Administrator, Maine Department of Welfare
  • Organizer, Maine People’s Alliance
  • Public School Director of Pupil Services
  • Paralegal
  • Psychotherapist
  • Free-lance writer, editor and proofreader
  • Vice-President for Marketing at a tech start-up
  • Music educator
  • CEO/President, Architectural Iron Co., PA
  • Underwriter, State Farm Insurance
  • Mental Health Support Specialist
  • Acupunturist
  • Project Manager, Siemens Corp.
  • Engineer, Ameresco Inc., MA
  • Deputy Clerk/Training Coordinator, US District Court, Bangor
  • Self-employed musician
  • Purchasing Manager, Lowell Corp., MA
  • Pastor, Congregational Church
  • Psychologist
  • School Counselor, Asheville, NC
  • Carpenter
  • Principal, Intermediate School, Scituate, MA
  • Capacity Building Assistant, World Hunger Year, NYC
  • Vice President, Human Resources, MiTek Industries, Inc., MO
  • Occupational Therapist, Rochester City School District, NY
  • Retired Sheep Farmer
  • Consultant, Good Group Decisions (self-owned company)
  • Photographer
  • Staff Member for Senator Susan Collins
  • Fulbright Award for research in Sweden
  • Philosophy Instructor, University of Minnesota
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Australian National University
  • Lecturer in Philosophy, Indiana University Kokomo
  • Philosophy Professor, University of Iowa

Some Graduate Enrollments

  • American University (Philosophy and Public Policy)
  • Syracuse University (Religious Studies)
  • Arizona State (Religious Studies)
  • University of Wisconsin (Women’s Studies)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Ph.D. in Philosophy)
  • Yale Divinity School
  • Brown University (Ph.D. in Philosophy)
  • Washington University (Masters in Social Work)
  • University of Toronto (Ph.D. in Political Science)
  • Northwestern University (Ph.D. in Philosophy)
  • Boston College (Ph.D., in History)
  • Boston University Law School
  • Purdue University (Ph.D. in Philosophy)
  • University of Maine (Master of Liberal Studies)
  • Texas A&M University (Ph.D. in Anthropology)
  • St. John’s, Annapolis (M.A.)
  • Rutgers Law School
  • University of Maine Law School
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
  • London School of Economics
  • Baylor University, (Ph.D. in Political Science)
  • Franklin Pierce Law School
  • University of Oregon, (Ph.D in Philosophy)
  • Louisiana State University (M.A. in Philosophy and French)
  • University of Delaware (M.A. in Public Administration)
  • University of Dallas (Ph.D. in Politics)
  • Harvard University (M.A. in Museum Studies)
  • Pennsylvania State Law School
  • Georgetown University Law School
  • Mills College (MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media)
  • University of Maine Law School
  • University of California at Santa Barbara (Ph. D. in Political Science)
  • University of Washington (M.S. in Social Work)

Some Graduate Degrees Completed by Alumni/ae (1964-present)


  • Ed.D. in Educational Administration, University of Maine
  • Masters of Social Work, University of Connecticut
  • M.A. in Environmental Thought, Vermont College
  • Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Maine
  • M.S. Ed. in Counselor Education, University of Southern Maine
  • Masters of Divinity, Bangor Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Columbia University
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing, George Mason University
  • M.A. in Religious Studies, Florida State University
  • M.S. in Anthropology, Florida State University
  • M.S. in Public Relations, Boston University
  • M.A. in Anthropology/Nautical Archeology, Texas A&M University
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, St. Louis University
  • M.A. inn Environmental Education, Goddard College
  • M.A.T. in Music, Lewis and Clark College, OR
  • S.T.B., S.T.L. in Systematic Theology, Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
  • M.S. in Traditional Oriental Medicine
  • M.A. in Computer Science, CUNY, Queens College, NY
  • Ph.D., Boston University
  • Ph.D. in Existential-Phenomenological Psychology, Duquesne University
  • Ph.D. in English, Rutgers University
  • M.Ed. in Counseling, Keene State College; Educational Leadership, Bridgewater State College
  • M.S. in Human Resources Management, Rivier College
  • Masters in Occupational Therapy, University of Southern Maine
  • Masters of Liberal Studies, University of Maine
  • Masters of Public Policy and Management, Muskie School of Public Policy, USM
  • M.A. in Philosophy and French,┬áLouisiana State University
  • Ph. ┬áD. in Philosophy, University of Minnesota
  • M.A. in creative writing, Naropa Institute
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, Purdue University
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