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Career Opportunities

What kind of career can a CDGS minor help me qualify for?

The possibilities are endless! In a world where diversity and inclusion is becoming evermore prioritized, there are a variety of jobs in many fields that a CDGS minor can help you qualify for. Here are some descriptions of jobs that specifically ask for qualities related to content taught in our minors.


Things people hiring for this position look for:

- Experience in working with a wide diversity of people and agencies preferred.

- Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with a variety of clients, interns, and community partners.


Human Resources Coordinator

Things people hiring for this position look for:

- Experience with a variety of diverse internal and external customers and contacts at all levels.

- Ability to act as a liaison between the human resources and the field. Interfaces with internal and external departments and resources to furnish or obtain needed information to close employee- and business-related issues.

-Ability to work with a diverse set of people and groups and knowledge of general diversity and inclusion practices and issues.

Special Education Coordinator

Things people hiring for this position look for:

- Understands and applies the five components of Special Education Coordinator: (1) ethical practice; (2) individual consideration; (3) equity for all students; (4) effective programming; (5) productive partnerships.

- Can provide training to teachers and administrators regarding diversity, equity and inclusion within the classroom and in the curriculum.

- Can Provide guidance to help schools and classrooms implement inclusive practices in the least restrictive environment.

- Demonstrates the ability to work a variety of diverse and ethnic backgrounds.

These are just a few examples of possible career paths and fields a CDGS minor can help prepare you for. A minor in Diversity, Women's, or African American Studies is applicable to a variety of jobs that include education, public service, counseling, law. etc. For more information or to discuss specific ways one of these minors can help you or support your major feel free to contact us!