Careers for Cultural Studies Majors

Cultural Studies majors often seek employment in the following areas--

  • Arts and Cultural Institutions
  • Government Agencies and Institutions
  • Media Organizations
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's)
  • Non-Profit Agencies
  • Museums
  • Organizations that address cultural safety, diversity and oppression

Specific occupations Cultural Studies majors may consider--

  • International relations researcher or advisor
  • Peace Corps volunteer
  • Intercultural researcher or educator
  • Foreign service officer
  • Global communications professional
  • Event coordinator
  • Indigenous rights advocate
  • Fundraiser/Grant writer
  • Museum administrator
  • Foreign correspondent
  • International lawyer or analyst
  • Global policy analyst
  • International aid worker
  • Immigration/refugee activist
  • Social justice advocate
  • Global health career
  • Community organizer/researcher
  • Heritage researcher/interpreter
  • Human rights advocate
  • Librarian
  • International marking/advertising professional
  • Media analyst
  • Publlishing industry editor
  • Writer/editor

Welcome from the Director

Dr. Karyn Hollis

"[This new program] will give our students an edge to compete in an increasingly tight market for graduate programs and other forms of intellectual engagement or employment."

Karyn Hollis, Ph.D
Director - Cultural Studies Program


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What is Cultural Studies

Stuart Hall

“What [do] cultural changes amount to? [Are] there new emergent cultural forces and tendencies? Above all, how [are] these historical processes to be qualitatively undestood and assessed?

Cultural Studies [is] a set of disciplines addressing relevant issues about contemporary society.”

Stuart Hall, cultural theorist, 
founding figure of British Cultural Studies.