Career Options

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies graduates work in the fields of advocacy, health care, counseling, law, media, publishing, and research institutions. In fact, a liberal arts degree in WGS Studies offers almost unlimited career options.

Women's Studies/Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies graduates from Gettysburg College currently hold positions in business, government, and the non-profit sector. Many have chosen professions in which they are able to effect social change:

  • Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Asst. Director of R.S.V.P., American Red Cross
  • Bilingual Clinical Social Worker
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Director of Children's Services
  • Director, Communications and Marketing
  • Event Coordinator
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • Nonprofit Program Director
  • Research Coordinator
  • Senior Corporate Executive
  • Social Science Analyst, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • Psychotherapist
  • Program Associate Director
  • Career Development Specialist
  • Human Resources

Graduate School Programs and Resources

Majors and minors often attend graduate school to further their education. The following resources offer excellent starting points for students interested in graduate school.