Do you wonder how you can find a job that relates to your women’s and gender studies degree or experience as an activist? In today’s world, many employers are seeking candidates who have the ability to thrive in a diverse workplace and contribute to practices that build on equity and inclusion.
This panel of WGS alumnae, students, faculty, and career service staff will discuss how to bring knowledge and experiences gained in your WGS coursework, internships, field work, and more to your job search in today’s world. The discussion will address ways that you can highlight your background and passion to succeed in a job market and in your education where programs value diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We’ll cover how to use resources on campus to
· prepare your resume
· fine tune your interviewing skills with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind;
· leverage your experiences as activists and advocates; and
· stay true to yourself and your values in pursuit of your dream job
Facilitator – Ann Oberhauser, Director, Women’s and Gender Studies Program
Amanda Arp – PhD student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication email@example.com
Sandra Looft – Director, Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity firstname.lastname@example.org
Rita Mookerjee – WGS Assist. Teaching Prof. email@example.com
Taren Reker – Assoc. Director, LAS Career Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Maggie Roby – Manager at Cargill Corp., Kansas City – WGS alum Maggie_Roby@cargill.com
Aiden Wigda – Team leader, SBC Global Consulting, WGS alumn email@example.com
Coordinator – Kim Hope, WGS Program Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org
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