Learn the many ways you can extend your classroom experience to the real world.
As a Women and Gender Studies student, you can:
Outside of your program, there are many co-curricular opportunities for you to participate in.
Competencies are categories of transferrable skills that appear on your online Experience Record to help you reflect on what you've learned from your experiences. The competencies include:
The functional knowledge you will develop in your program will help you:
Faculty of Arts respondents from the 2022 Laurier Graduate Survey conducted by the Career Centre. Graduates were surveyed within 12 months of graduation.
Recent changes in policies and practices in the public and private sectors have led to an increasing number of job possibilities for people knowledgeable about women and gender issues. Personnel offices, human resources, public policy, government, police forces, social services agencies and educational institutions are all interested in employees with such knowledge, especially for positions dealing with employment equity and sexual harassment.
Women and Gender Studies courses can also help to prepare you for careers in areas such as law, medicine, business, politics, community action, social policy and planning, fine arts, teaching and research.
Need some guidance on what you can do with your degree? Discover some career options and find resources to help guide you.