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Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Strategic Initiatives Manager, Hewlett Packard Company
    (MD, Dartmouth '99)
  • Beer Channel Manager, Wirtz Beverage Group
    (MN, Dartmouth '01)
  • Medical Student, University of Vermont
    (VT, Dartmouth '05)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Disciplines & Technologies Project, University of Chicago
    (IL, Dartmouth '02)
  • Digital Marketing Associate, BR Guest (hospitality)
    (NY, NY, Dartmouth '12)
  • Debt Finance Associate, McGuireWoods LLP (Law)
    (NC, Dartmouth '99)
  • Academic Coordinator, Children’s Aid Society
    (NY, Dartmouth '11)
  • MS/ PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing
    (PA, Dartmouth '03)
  • Director of Operations, Alternative Apparel
    (GA, Dartmouth '97)
  • Assistant Director, Columbia Writing Center
    (NY, Dartmouth '04)

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Major Description

The Program gives students a theoretical base for a systematic analysis of the construction of gender and the historical, economic, political, social, and cultural experiences of women with resources drawn from the Social Sciences, the Humanities, and the Sciences.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Leadership skills
  • Innovative management style
  • Organizational strategy
  • Social responsibility and respect for diversity

Possible Career Paths

  • Business and Industry
  • Healthcare
  • Human Services
  • Education
  • Writing
  • Law and Politics

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Last Updated: 2/11/16