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What Can You Do With A Degree In Women’s And Gender Studies?

WGS_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in cultural studies. At the UO, this includes majors in Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies.

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, these disciplines are committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Rebecca Sprinson

Opening Minds, Opening Wallets

Rebecca Sprinson (Women’s and Gender Studies, ’09) raises funds for education.    

Here’s just a sampling of interesting jobs landed by recent alumni in cultural studies:

– Counselor, Looking Glass Youth & Family Services, Inc.

– Business development manager, Blue State Digital

– Service coordinator, Children’s Protective Services for Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

– Commercial litigation associate, Perkins Coie LLP

– Program coordinator, Umpqua Community Action Network

– SUN community school coordinator, Portland School District 1J

– Co-director, Momentum Alliance

– Community health worker, Multnomah County Health Department

– Director of diversity education and support, University of Oregon

– Trainer organizer, Western States Center

– Product lifecycle management, Columbia Sportswear Company

– Financial aid advisor, Universal Technical Institute

 

Read more about the majors in ethnic studies and women’s and gender studies.

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