Locating Opportunities for Employment
Career and Job Resources
General Job Searching Resources
- Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison
- Advancing Women
National job listings in a variety of pubic and private (for profit and non-profit) businesses and organizations. Can also post resume on-line through the site. Contains additional information to help women succeed in the job market including information on networking, career building, balancing work and family, and employee rights.
- Black Career Women
Contains national job listings for businesses/organizations seeking to recruit women of color. Can also post resume on-line through the site. Contains additional resources on networking and career building for women of color.
- Career Women
Contains national job listings for businesses/organizations seeking to recruit women. Can also post resume on-line through the site.
- The College of New Jersey: Women and Gender Studies Jobs and Internships
Links to national feminist job databases as well as general job banks and public/non-profit career listings. Also has additional career building information for women's studies graduates.
- Feminist Majority Foundation Career Center
National job and internship (both paid and non-paid) listings for feminist positions in both the public and private sector; job seekers looking for work in feminist/progressive organizations can also post their resumes on-line through the site. Also has a weekly e-bulletin job listing that you can sign up for to receive weekly updates on newly listed feminist jobs/internships.
Links to feminist professional organizations and employment resources on the web.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health
Provides links to domestic violence and sexual assault organizations in all fifty states. Many of these organizations maintain on-line listings of open positions in their agency.
- Girl Scouts USA
Provides links to individual Girl Scout councils across the nation that then have employment listings at the local level
- Idealist.org: Action without Borders
Has U.S. and international job, internship, and volunteer listings for progressive organizations in the non-profit sector. Can sign up for personalized email updates for job and volunteer opportunities matching your specific interests.
- Jobs Abroad.com
Has multiple country employment listings for jobs abroad; has a search category for women's studies international jobs.
- Ms. Foundation
- NARAL Pro-Choice America
- National Center for Women and Policing (Feminist Majority Foundation)
National job listings for law enforcement positions for women.
- National Organization for Women Action Center
- National Women's Studies Association
Has job listings for academic jobs in women's studies (usually requiring Masters or PhD).
- Non-Profit Jobs.org
National job listings in the non-profit sector.
- Philanthropy Careers
National job listings in non-profit, charity, and human service sectors.
- Planned Parenthood
- Portland State University: Career Center & Internet Resources for Women's Studies Majors
Contains links to internet sites with career related information for women's studies majors, lists of books with career information for women's studies majors, and links to internet job searching sites for women's studies majors.
- Social Service.com
National job listings for social service work in both the public and private sectors. Can sign up for weekly email updates for current job listings matching your interest. For a fee, can post your resume on the site for view by potential employers.
- University of Maryland, College Park Women's Studies Employment Database
Contains national listings of women's studies jobs in the academic, public, and private sectors. Contains links to internship and employment databases.
- Webgrrls International
Has U.S. and international job listings in technology for women that can be accessed by members (membership has a fee of $35.00 for an unemployed student rate). Members can also post their resume on-line through the site. Also has career planning and building advice.