Area

Employer


Area:

Business and Industry

Sub-Area:
  • Training and Development
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Consulting
Employers:
  • Public and private corporations, particularly
    • Women's divisions
    • Female focused industries
  • Consulting firms
  • Marketing companies
  • Public relations agencies
  • Organizations for research on and advancement of women in business (i.e., Catalyst)

Area:

Healthcare

Sub-Area:
  • Medicine Specializing in Women's Issues:
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Breast Cancer
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Fertility
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dentistry
Employers:
  • Healthcare settings exclusively for women
  • Organizations devoted to women's health including:
    • National Women's Health Organization
    • CDC Women's Health Department
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Private or group practice
  • Health networks
  • Wellness centers
  • Nursing homes
  • Mental health institutions
  • Federal, state, or local health departments
  • Centers for reproductive health
  • Planned Parenthood

Area:

Human Services

Sub-Area:
  • Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Mental Health Services
  • Case Management
  • Programming
  • Community Relations
  • Administration
Employers:
  • Private and group practice
  • Mental health institutions
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Federal, state, or local government, including:
    • Department of Human Services
    • Veterans Administration
  • Women's service organizations, e.g. Girlscouts, Women for Women, AWARE, About-Face, etc.
  • Organizations for women's aid, e.g. rape crisis, abortion clinics, eating disorder treatment centers, battered women's shelters, adoption agencies, etc.

Area:

Education

Sub-Area:
  • Teaching
  • School Counseling
  • Student Affairs
  • Administration
  • Research
  • Information/Library Science
  • Community Education
Employers:
  • Universities and colleges (Women's Studies departments)
  • Women's resource centers
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government programs, e.g. classes for displaced homemakers, parenting, etc.
  • Libraries (for Women's Studies departments, women's organizations, museums, etc.)

Area:

Writing

Sub-Area:
  • Journalism
  • Creative Writing
  • Freelance Writing
  • Copy Writing
Employers:
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Broadcast media companies including television and movie industry
  • Trade, professional, or consumer publications
  • Internet sites
  • Advertising agencies
  • Publishing houses
  • Large corporations
  • Self-employment

Area:

Law and Politics

Sub-Area:
  • Law
    • Corporate Practice
    • Public Interest Law
    • Civil Law (family, discrimination, sexual harassment, etc.)
  • Lobbying
  • Government Relations
  • Elected or Appointed Leadership
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Intelligence
  • Campaign Management
  • Special Interest Advocacy
  • Program Administration
Employers:
  • Law firms
  • Corporate legal departments
  • Public defenders offices
  • District attorneys
  • Government agencies
  • Public interest groups
  • Legal aid
  • Sole practitioner
  • Lobbying groups

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