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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Gender & Women's Studies Potential Careers

Gender & Women's Studies Potential Careers


  • Child Protection/Family Law
  •  Battered Women's Justice Project
  • Legal Aid
  • American Civil Liberties Union


  • Faculty
  • Coach/Outdoor Education Director
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Teaching K-12th grades

Psychology and Social Science

  • Counseling & Social Work
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Student services or Human resources


  • Small business owner
  • Management
  • Fundraising/Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Public administration

Communications and Media

  • Editor/Desktop Publisher
  • Journalist/Magazine Editor
  • Web Developer/Graphic Designer


  • Women's health centers
  • Doctor, Nurse, Midwife

   Non-Profit Sector and Community Organizing

  • Community Organizing
  • Domestic Violence Advocate/Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Women’s organizations
  • Youth development program
  • Peace Corps or AmeriCorps

Legislative and other public offices

  • Senator/State Representative
  • Mayor
  • Lobbyist
  • Campaign Coordinator
  • Union Organizer

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 Last Modified 9/25/14