Resources and Job Listing Sites

The links below offer career resources that may aid majors and minors in career discovery and research.

Web Resources

National Organization for Women- NOW works to find strategies to uplift and advocate for women's rights. NOW can be used as a way to get involved in advocacy for real world issues outside the realm of the academia.

Data USA: Women's Studies - Statistics concerning outcomes, employment, growth, institutions, diversity and placement for Women's Studies graduates across the nation.

What can I do with a WGSS major? - PDF of a table concerning strategies to obtain jobs in varying fields and with varying employers.

American Association of University Women - Association dedicated to advancing equity for women through education and research. Website includes resources pertaining to financial literacy, salary negotiation, and career tools.

Job Listing Sites

Trade Schools: Colleges and Universities - Extensive list of educational and career opportunities for Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. - Job site for available jobs specializing in women, family, human rights and civil liberties.

Feminist Jobs - A space where feminists can find jobs that progress the standing of women in the job force and engenders feminists to pursue social justice careers.

National Women's Studies Association Career Center - Search for jobs related to WGSS within any category, provides options around the country and world.

Scholarly Articles

“Gender jobs: Dilemmas of Gender Studies education and employability in Sweden” by Ann Werner and Anna Lundberg - A study conducted in Sweden concerning how higher education is heavily influenced by capitalism and labor, and how Gender Studies majors navigate the labor market.

“Studying gender in the neoliberal, postfeminist university: Australian university students’ perspectives” by Heidi La Paglia, Meredith Nash, Ruby Grant - Outlines impacts of neoliberalism on WGS, postfeminism in light of neoliberalism, and a post-postfeminism as rise of wokeism, #MeToo and popular culture. Findings concluded students decide to study WGS not for neoliberal gain but due to personal interests and struggles.