What Can You Do With a Major in Gender and Sexualities Studies?

Gender and sexualities studies major careers and jobs

Like any liberal arts program, the major in gender and sexualities studies gives you experience in pursuing questions both deeply and from a variety of angles — skills that employers look for and that will make you competitive in the job market no matter what field you go into. Our courses cultivate students’ ability to work in the world as people for others — to analyze unjust dynamics in order to promote justice in any field, to help institutions navigate an increasingly complex social world, to think critically, to solve problems, to collaborate in formulating shared goals and achieving them, to seek out and amplify diverse perspectives, and to champion equitable policies.

The major in gender and sexualities studies can help you in:

  • Education
  • Law
  • Health and Medicine
  • Community Organizing or Community-Based Research
  • Market Research and Advertising
  • Human Resources
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Journalism
  • Grant Writing
  • Editing
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts
  • Lobbying, Legislative Work, and Politics
  • International Aid
  • Social Work
  • Pastoral Care
  • Civic Administration
  • Museums
  • Public Relations
  • Law Enforcement
  • Publishing
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • University/College Administration
  • Anything that involves people!

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