Exploring Careers

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies students have many possible career paths to explore. Through the Gettysburg College resources both on campus and off, there is a wide range of opportunities for students to learn more about their field(s) of interest. For example, students can:

  • Join student chapters of national associations
  • Participate in an internship, career-related summer job, or service learning projects
  • Study abroad
  • Gain experience through volunteering
  • Team up with a faculty member to engage in research.
  • Attend Career Coffee Hours, alumni programs, and other networking events sponsored by the Center for Career Development, Alumni Relations, and other departments of the college.

Key Resources for Majors:

  • The Center for Career Development at Gettysburg College offers students the opportunity to interact and network with alumni working in related fields.
  • Feminist Majority Foundation (1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 801, Arlington, VA 22209) is a research, education and public policy organization devoted to promoting equality, non-violence and the empowerment of the voice of feminism in the United States.
  • Pennsylvania NOW, Inc. (P.O. Box 68, Bellefont, PA 16823) is a grassroots, non-profit, volunteer organization that promotes equal rights for all women.
  • ARTEMIS Guide includes information on Women's Studies Programs throughout the United States
  • Canadian Women's Studies Programs identifies Women's Studies Programs in Canada

Additional Information for Career Exploration:

There are numerous sources of information for students researching career options, including occupations and skills, websites containing a variety of information on women's studies, and industry/organization links.

General Information

Category-Specific Information

National Organizations