Common Career Titles for Women’s and Gender Studies from the Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Medical and Health Services Managers
Middle School Teachers
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Writers and Authors
Other Job Titles: Director of a Women's Center
Program Director for a Non-Profit Organization
Battered Women's Center Administrator
Additional Resources - Careers in Women’s and Gender Studies
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Internships and Research Opportunities
Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources.
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Careers and Jobs
The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.
Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview, you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the Interview Skills section of the Career Center’s Web site. You can practice your interview skills online via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.
How would you describe your ability to work as a team member?
Have you ever been appointed spokesperson for a group? Tell us more about that experience.
How do you stay current on women/gender issues?
How is your previous experience applicable to the work we do here?
Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings, field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.
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