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What are the job prospects for one with a degree in Women's Studies from Wellesley College?

I can't picture this being a viable degree in the working world. I think that it is only through elitist connections that any feminist could obtain a job after getting a degree from that college and in that major. If I am wrong, please tell me your reasons why.

Asked By: billybobinbred - 11/12/2007
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Why is it "elitist" to have connections? One of the whole points of going to college is to make connections and make friends with peers and instructors with similar interests. It's nice that you think people go out and forge their ways into the work world like early-West pioneers settling the wilderness, every man for... More
Answered By: Franzia Kafka - 11/12/2007
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"I think that it is only through elitist connections that any feminist could obtain a job after getting a degree from that college and in that major." Well, I can't speak to the major, but a woman with a degree from "that college" is potentially going to be the next president of the United States.
Answered By: Tracey - 11/12/2007
 
I would be willing to bet that most of the women from "that" college, regardless of their degree, have GREAT jobs now, including one who became a Senator from New York.
Answered By: Rainbow - 11/12/2007
 
I have a degree in Women's Studies and I am working in the nonprofit sector with a domestic violence prevention program. I didn't go to that college however... More
Answered By: Bingbing - 11/12/2007
 
A women's studies degree is valuable in non-profit organizations, as well as media, law, medical, and government careers.
Answered By: Rio Madeira - 11/12/2007
 
While in college, they do studies on why it takes women 20 seconds longer to get a complicated cup of coffee. After graduation, they serve the coffee.
Answered By: Jim J - 11/12/2007
 
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