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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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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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