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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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Astronomer Ninos Hermis finds his true calling exploring distant planets while at Oakton ... and beyond.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

May 12, 13
Evaluation Days.

May 13
Last day of student attendance.

May 16
First summer 2016 interim classes begin.

May 16
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 17
Faculty grading due.

May 17
Commencement.

May 30
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 6
Summer 2016 eight-week session classes begin.

Full Academic Calendar