Major to Career: Women's Studies
On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Women's Studies majors, skills Women's Studies majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Women's Studies program.
It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.
On the right is a comprehensive list of job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Women's Studies
- Research: Women's Studies majors learn to obtain information from texts and from observing cultural situations. They also develop interviewing skills as a method of gathering information.
- Analysis: Women's S tudies students analyze the role of gender in American and other cultures. They organize ideas, interpret events, examine evidence, and compile and evaluate information.
- Communication: Women's Studies majors learn to analyze the media and other forms of communication, and develop strong communication skills including learning to write clearly, and presenting differing viewpoints, understanding individuals from different backgrounds.
Career-Related Web Sites
Career Opportunities for Women's Studies majors
Global Fund for Women
This organization makes grants to create and develop women's rights groups worldwide. Features information concerning the improvement of women's health rights, increasing women's economic independence, expanding girls' access to education, and increasing
women's political involvement.
Women's Environment & Development Organization
This international advocacy group's goal is to develop social, political, and economic justice for all women. Features information on women and the environment, women in the global community, and more.
Business Women's WebRing
Lists numerous links to professional associations, organizations, and resources for women in business.
Women's Studies Database: Employment
For additional career resources and links, please see the Job Search Web Links page.