In an evolving job market where the demand for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills is growing rapidly, your liberal arts degree might seem useless.
Good news: it’s not. Problem-solving, teamwork, and strong written and verbal communication skills are hallmarks of a liberal-arts education. Fortunately, they’re also indicators of a great job candidate.
He argued that one solution to this problem lies in interdisciplinary, critical thinking: “I personally think there’s going to be a greater demand in 10 years for liberal arts majors than there were for programming majors and maybe even engineering, because when the data is all being spit out for you…you need [different perspectives to analyze it].”
We’ve gathered a list of seven lucrative jobs that value a well-rounded education and an interdisciplinary skillset. Some are end-game jobs. A couple are accessible straight out of college. All have one thing in common: access for liberal arts majors.