Carnegie Mellon University

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Careers in Gender Studies

The minor's exploration of how gender is embedded across social, cultural, political relationships, and power structures also supports an array of careers.

The Gender Studies minor's analytical skillsets can transfer to professional paths such as: 

  • the non-profit sector
  • government and non-government organizations
  • the publishing industry
  • the entertainment industry
  • journalism and freelance writing
  • the GLAM sector (digital curating for galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) 

Job Titles of our Gender Studies Graduates

  • Word Game Content Developer
  • Technical Support Analyst
  • Senior Associate Attorney
  • Associate UX Designer
  • Television Writers' Assistant
  • Post Secondary Coorindator

Employers of our Gender Studies Graduates

  • Amplify
  • Showtime Networks, Inc.
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Masimo
  • The Bowery Presents
  • UPMC