What Can I Do with My Degree?

What Can I Do with a Women's Studies Degree?

Because of the wide applicability of the skills we teach and the breadth of knowledge gained, students will find a Women's Studies major or minor an ideal preparation for careers or further training in:

  • Government agencies dealing with human rights, women, and the family
  • Law
  • Health care (e.g., delivery of women's and rainbow health care services)
  • Business
  • Education
  • Social work
  • Community leadership and activism
  • International development (e.g., CIDA, UN)
  • Communications/media

"Gender and equality issues are central to the work we do in developing countries.  Students with this background can make a valuable contribution."  Leanne Cooper, Development Officer, CIDA