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Women's and Gender Studies: Sample of Possible Occupations

The list below was populated with information from Brandeis alumni in the Women's and Gender Studies Program.  

Academia/Research

  • Applied Researcher in Healthcare
  • Professor of Anthropology, History, English Literature, Musicology
  • Professor of Policy Studies, Political Science, Social Work
  • Sociologist
Clergy
  • Rabbi
  • Minister
  • Chaplain
Education
  • Curriculum Supervisor
  • Elementary  or High School teacher
  • English and Reading Intervention teacher
  • Special Education teacher
Law
  • Assistant General Counsel for non-profit healthcare company
  • Civil Rights attorney
  • Criminal and Immigration Law attorney
  • General Counsel attorney
  • Paralegal
  • Judge
Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology resident
Miscellaneous
  • Actor
  • Children’s boutique co-owner
  • Health food industry caterer
  • Magazine editor
  • Music promotion company Member/Artist Relations Manager
  • Think tank analyst
  • Writer
Non-profit/Advocacy
  • Assistant Regional Director for Civil Rights
  • Communications Director at a nonprofit that
  • Non-government organization in support of children’s education and
  • Organizer for Service Employees International Union
  • Program Assistant at International Health Non-profit focusing on family planning, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Program Coordinator at Commission on Assaults Against Women
  • Program Coordinator for after school programs focused on girl’s self-esteem
  • Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator
  • Supported Housing Program Representative
Politics/Government
  • Assistant Director for Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues
  • U.S. Marine Corps Officer
Public Health
  • Department of Public Health Project Coordinator and Researcher
  • Hospital Network Vice President
  • Public health nonprofit Executive Director
  • Women’s Health Coordinator for State Department of Health Services
Social Work/Mental Health
  • Child/Family Therapist
  • Children and adolescent Clinical Psychologist
  • Mental health therapist
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Clinical Psychology
  • Social worker
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