Internships & Opportunities

The College of Liberal Arts encourages undergraduate students to participate in internships to prepare for their future careers. Students can apply the core skills they learn in their degree programs—how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively—in real-world professional settings. 

The college actively collaborates with Temple’s Career Center and employers across a range of fields and industries to help cultivate professional development opportunities for its students. Additionally, Temple’s location in Philadelphia allows students to pursue internships across an array of organizations in the region.

Explore how an internship can help expand your opportunities after graduation


The skills gained from a liberal arts degree are highly relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world. Apply the experience and knowledge acquired in the Classics BA degree program to your professional pursuits across many organizations and industries, including academics, cultural institutions, government agencies or the social sciences. The versatility of this program’s curriculum helps you graduate with valuable skill sets sought by many employers.

Classics BA graduates have a strong liberal arts foundation, valuable in any career. They are trained to communicate effectively, understand human relationships, compare cultures, read original and difficult texts, and think critically. These skills are highly important, particularly in employers’ increasingly digital landscape. 

Classics graduates continue onto several different pursuits, including graduate and professional school, and a wide array of career options in the arts, education, government, nonprofits, law and more.

Examples of the types of careers available to Classics graduates include the following.

  • Architect
  • Archivist 
  • Classicist 
  • College professor 
  • Librarian 
  • Museum curator
  • Primary and secondary school teacher
  • Translator 

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