A liberal arts education prepares you for the challenges of a changing and unpredictable world, equipping you with the skills to communicate, debate, solve problems and think critically. Here's a sampling of careers paths for gender & sexuality studies majors.

First Jobs

  • City Year participant, City Year, Cleveland
  • Research assistant, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
  • Editorial intern, Writers House, New York
  • Legal assistant, Green & Spiegel LLC, Philadelphia
  • Clinical trainee in marriage and family therapy, The Family Institute, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois


  • Marriage & family therapy M.S. candidate & co-founder of the Pad Project non-profit
  • Producer, Strategist, K23 Films, Integral Emergence, Denver
  • Benefits specialist, National Education Association
  • Psychologist, Penn State University
  • Freelance writer/editor, Petaluma, California
  • Director PR, Amazon
  • Development officer, Smithsonian Institution
  • Deputy director, Department of Legal Action, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • Communications coordinator, Facebook
  • Teacher, Saratoga Springs, Utah
  • Senior curator, Davis Museum, Wellesley College
  • Director of government relations, Intellectual Property Owners Association, Washington,  D.C.
  • Social worker, University of Missouri