When exploring possible academic majors, begin by investigating the specific programs at Purchase College. Discover more about the B.A. in Gender Studies, and find out about program requirements, courses, and the program faculty.
Want to find out more about a major? Talk to department heads and professors to have your questions answered and to get the inside track on being a Women's Studies major at Purchase College.
The following is a list of some career possibilities that students in this major might find rewarding. Remember, that your major does not necessarily determine your career. Graduates use their academic majors in a variety of professional fields. The options below can be used as a starting point to explore potential career paths, however, you may also want to investigate more using recommended resources to gain a more comprehensive list of careers. Keep in mind that additional education, training, and experiential education beyond your major may be needed to pursue these possibilities.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT HIRE
CAREER INFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION LINKS
www.nwsa.org - National Women's Studies Association
www.dol.gov/dol/audience/aud-women.htm - U.S. Department of Labor for Women
www.feminist.com/resources/links/links_work.html - Workplace links
www.ncrw.org - National Council for Research on Women
www.ncwo-online.org - National Council of Women's Organizations
www.now.org - National Organization for Women
wageproject.salary.com - Calculate what your job is worth
www.aauw.org - American Association of University Women
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job descriptions, growth forecasts & salary
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni
http://jobs.feminist.org/ - Feminist Majority Foundation Career Center
www.plannedparenthood.org - Search for Jobs and Volunteer opportunities
www.advancingwomen.com - Career & Business Opportunities
www.idealist.org- Nonprofit site, internships and jobs
www.socialservice.com - Social Service jobs
www.nonprofitjobs.org - Jobs and internship
www.higheredjobs.com – Jobs in higher education
www.womenforhire.com - Career information and job board
Additional Resources Available at the CDC
CandidCareer.com: View informational interview videos and explore major and career possibilities!
Employers Nationwide by Major: View national employers who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)
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