This session covers:

  • What can you do with your Philosophy studies?
  • What should students studying Philosophy do to enhance their employability during their university studies?
  • How are the knowledge and skills gained from your Philosophy studies applicable to real life careers?

Through your booking and in the session, you will have the opportunity to ask questions to leading industry professionals working in relevant roles and hear their experiences, stories and advice.

Date: Tuesday 29 March
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm (AEST)
Online: Online via Zoom

Meet our panel

Jonathon McWilliam, Head of Strategy and Public Affairs at Triple P International Pty Ltd
Jonathon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (honours) majoring in Art History and Philosophy from UQ in 2012. During his time at university, he was involved in clubs and societies, such as the UQ Society of Fine Arts. In 2013, Jonathon co-founded the company Panoptic Press, and has worked as a contributor and Art Historian since. Since 2013, Jonathon has worked as an Online Manager for Triple P, and from May 2019 has worked as the Head of Strategy and Public Affairs.



Dr William Isdale, Senior Legal Officer at Australian Law Reform Commission; Adjunct Fellow at UQ Law School
William completed a Bachelors of Arts / Laws (Honours) with an extended major in Philosophy and a minor in Mathematics, graduating from UQ in 2016. He went on to receive his Diploma of Legal Practice from ANU in 2017, after which he completed his PhD in Law at UQ. Throughout his time at university, William was involved in various internships. From 2015-2017 he worked as a casual producer/presenter for Radio National.

William now works as a Senior Legal Officer for the Australian Law Reform Commission, and as an Adjunct Fellow at The University of Queensland.


Dr Guillermo Badia, Lecturer, School of Historical and Philosophical Enquiry, The University of Queensland
Guillermo is a specialist in logic, mathematical logic, and the philosophy of mathematics. He received his PhD from the University of Otago (NZ) in 2017, and was a postdoc in mathematical logic at Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), prior to working here. Since 2020, Guillermo has been an editor of the Journal of Multiple Valued Logic and Soft Computing. He has published several journal articles and serves as co-president of the Australasian Association for Logic and as a member of the Committee on Logic in Australasia of the Association for Symbolic Logic.

Guillermo now works as a lecturer in logic at the School of Historical and Philosophical Enquiry here at UQ.



About HASS Career Seminar Series

The HASS Career Seminar Series invites HASS industry and alumni to participate in online panel discussions where students have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how the panel used their HASS degrees and skills to help them transition into careers after graduation.

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Online via Zoom.