Women’s studies explores how and why gender and related systems of inequality have been created and are being transformed nationally and globally. It focuses on understanding women’s lives, status, and their contributions to society and academia. With a degree in women’s studies, a graduate is prepared for a variety of career options, including work and administration in women’s organizations, including shelters for battered women; human rights, health and human services fields; and education. Women’s studies also provides a firm foundation for graduate work in any professional field or academic discipline.
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Resources available in ACIC*
Careers for Born Leaders and Other Decisive Types
Careers in Business
Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors
Liberal Arts Jobs
The Nonprofit Career Guide
So, You Want to Join the Peace Corps...
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Related women’s studies links
K-State Department of Women’s Studies
National Women’s Studies Association
Institute for Women's Policy Research