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What can I do with a degree in women’s and gender studies?

By studying women’s and gender studies, you will learn to apply feminist theory and think more critically about the ideas and events that you encounter in your everyday life. You also will use gender analysis to understand and evaluate the experiences of diverse individuals and communities. You may apply this lens to your work in a number of fields, from business and law to nonprofit organizations, government, and education.

Career Fields

  • Business
  • Government
  • Higher education
  • Software development
  • Public policy development
  • Public relations, marketing, and advertising
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Libraries
  • Law
  • Elementary, secondary, and university teaching
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Internship and Graduate School Opportunities

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program maintains a list of internships for our majors and minors, in addition to graduate schools, for those interested in continuing in women’s studies.

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Clark Funding for Undergraduate Internships and Research

Interested in pursuing an internship, research, or creative project, but wondering how you’ll pay rent? Apply for Clark funding to support your experience during the school year or summer. Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC).

Contact Information

Women’s and Gender Studies

Office Location
  • Clark University
    Dana Commons, Suite 1
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • wgs[at]clarku[dot]edu
  • +1-508-793-7358
  • +1-508-793-8896 FAX
Contact Us
  • Director: Abbie Goldberg
    Professor of Psychology
    Jonas Clark Hall, 3rd Floor
    Phone: +1-508-793-7289
  • Administrative Coordinator: Lori Buckley
    Dana Commons, Suite 1
    Phone: +1-508-793-7358