A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies helps you pursue a graduate degree or employment in a variety of fields. 

Even when a Women’s and Gender Studies minor may not seem directly related to a career field, it will not only complement your degree, but it also helps you connect with your long-term goals. Employers seeking socially conscious applicants with highly developed written and oral communication skills and critical, flexible thinking will find Women’s and Gender Studies minors particularly attractive.

A degree in Women’s and Gender Studies is essential to the work being done in community agencies focused on counseling, domestic violence, women’s health, rape crisis response, and human rights.

UNE's Women's and Gender Studies minors have pursued careers in fields such as law, business, public history and museums, education, publishing, journalism, the arts, mental health and social services, the health professions, and various levels of government and public policy.

Whether you have a specific career goal in mind or a vague idea of the field that interests you, the Office of Career Services is here to help you plan your next step.

Learn how a minor in Women's and Gender Studies has benefited UNE alumnae.