Career Services

Brandeis' Hiatt Career Center is an excellent resource for career planning and job search services.  Check out their major page here.  Women's and Gender Studies' Hiatt liaison is Jackie Blesso.


WGS majors and minors go on to a wide range of careers and graduate education. In the past six years, several graduates have entered Masters and PhD programs in law, social work and a range of other fields at colleges and universities as diverse as Smith College, Columbia University, University of North Texas, Antioch College and Northeastern University’s School of Law. The vast majority are employed in positions that include:

  • Education Policy Analyst, National Parent Teacher Association
  • Program Coordinator, Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy
  • Program Coordinator, Circle Surrogacy
  • Associate, Foley Hoag LLP
  • Labor Counsel, MBTA
  • Account Manager, Twitter
  • Coordinator, Sexual Health Rankings
  • Editoriln Assistant, Pearson Education
  • Market Account Manager, SAVEUR Magazine
  • Case Manager, Enable Inc.
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Client Services at Safe Alternative to Violent Environments
  • Project Assistant, Maternal Health Task Force, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Americoprs Member, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
  • Counselor, Walden Street School
More information is available to program alumni through the WGS Office and our WGS LinkedIn page.