Career Options
So during your courses of Women’s Studies, or possibly after you have your degree, you may find yourself wondering what careers are open to you or can benefit from your study of gender. You’ll have developed a solid set of analytical, organizational, and communication skills that can be used in any occupation. The broad set of classes that consist of the major allows flexibility and at least a basic understanding of many different areas. Careers that Women’s Studies majors find themselves in, both from Central Michigan University and other universities include:
  • Administrator of women’s organizations
  • Attorney
  • Coordinator of women’s programs in government
  • Counselor
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Journalist
  • Lobbyist
  • Magazine editor
  • Marketer
  • Psychologist
  • Rape crisis specialist
  • Social worker
  • Teacher
  • Women’s Studies Director

Career, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities: