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Career Opportunties

Career Opportunties

What can you do with a Women's and Gender Studies degree? Just about anything!

A WGS undergraduate degree not only prepares you for diverse and fascinating careers but also provides a wonderful stepping stone to a number of graduate and professional degree programs. Recent WGS graduates enjoy employment in the following fields:

  • Arts
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diversity Training
  • Divinity and Theology
  • Education
  • Human Resources
  • Government
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Social Work

 

For information about specific careers, see page 59 of the National Women's Studies Association's Women's Studies Program Administrators' Handbook

Alumni Profile

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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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