What can you do with a liberal-arts degree? Plenty and in areas far, far afield from one’s major. From discovering a brain enzyme that may hold the secret to curing Alzheimer’s to heading up an international investment-banking division worth more than 74 billion pounds, Dickinsonians are making their mark on the world.
And they credit their liberal-arts education with preparing them to be leaders, teaching them how to communicate effectively, providing them with the ability to make connections and form relationships and exposing them to a variety of subjects and disciplines.
Below are some examples, grouped into several broad categories, of the multifaceted lives that Dickinson alumni lead and the ways they’re utilizing and benefitting from their liberal-arts experiences.