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Career Resources by Discipline/Major

Women's and Gender Studies

What can I do with this Discipline/major?

Common Career Titles for Women’s and Gender Studies from the Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Medical and Health Services Managers
Middle School Teachers
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Social Workers
Writers and Authors

Other Job Titles:
Director of a Women's Center
Program Director for a Non-Profit Organization
Battered Women's Center Administrator


Additional Resources - Careers in Women’s and Gender Studies

Internships and Research Opportunities

Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources.

TU Women’s and Gender Studies Internship Coordinator: Professor Celia Rio

Research/Internship Opportunities:

Careers and Jobs

The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.

Sample Resumes

The sample resumes are provided for your information. We encourage you to look at the resume sample for your major in addition to the other samples that are included in our resume sample database.

Professional Associations

Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings, field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.

 

 

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Phone: 410-704-2233
Fax: 410-704-3459
E-mail: careercenter@towson.edu



Women's and Gender Studies Program

Academic Advising

Study Abroad

Career Mentor Database

Related Student Groups



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Learn more about careers in women's and gender studies by visiting the career resource library.



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