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What You Can do with a Degree in Cultural Studies
A degree in Cultural Studies can prepare students for graduate studies in a variety of disciplines, including Public Policy, Library Science, Social Work, English, African American Studies, Media Studies, Communication, Philosophy, Anthropology, to name a few. A degree also prepares students for careers in community arts and cultural organizations, art and science museums, regional and ethnic museums, education, local, state, and federal arts and culture agencies, popular arts settings, cultural tourism, policy and research institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

Career Paths:

Public Policy
United Nations
US Federal Government
Partnership for Public Service
Making a Difference
Peace Corps
US State Department Bureau of Cultural and Education Affairs
City of Chicago

Education
Columbia's Educational Studies Graduate Program
Columbia's ASL-English Interpretation
Teaching English as a Second Language
Teaching overseas
Teach for America
Jobs in Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Nonprofit Organizations
Idealist.org
Catalogue of Chicago activism
AREA Chicago (Arts/Research/Education/Activism)
Non-profit job postings

Museums
Museum Jobs
Cultural Resource Jobs
American Alliance of Museums
Chicago Museums 
 
Environmental
Green Collar Job Blog
Greenjobs.net

Research Institutions
Conifer
IDEO
Doblin
Cultural Studies Research Centers
Trans/forming Cultures: A Centre for Social, Cultural and Historical Studies

Educational Paths:

Grants & Fellowships
The Fulbright Program
The Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowships
Presidential Management Fellowship
 
Graduate School
Cultural Studies Resources
Researching Graduate Schools
Applying to Graduate School
"Inscribing Your Future: The Trials and Tribulations of Applying to Graduate School"  
The Princeton Review

Cultural Studies Graduate Programs
Arizona State University, Spanish Cultural Studies (PhD)
Bowling Green State University, Popular Culture (MA)
Brock University, Canada, Popular Culture (MA)
Carnegie Mellon University, Literacy and Cultural Studies (MA or PhD)
Claremont Graduate University, Cultural Studies (MA or PhD)
Columbia University, Hispanic Cultural Studies and Pedagogy (MA)
George Mason University, Cultural Studies (PhD)
Kuvempu University, India, Interdisciplinary Studies and Research in Cultural Studies (MA or PhD)
New York University, Media, Culture and Communication (PhD)
Ohio University, Cultural Studies in Education (MA or PhD)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, Media & Cultural Studies (MA)
Trent University, Canada, Cultural Studies (PhD)
UC Berkley, Rhetoric (Literacy and Cultural Studies) (PhD)
UC Davis, Cultural Studies (PhD)
UC Irvine, Culture and Theory (PhD)
University of Canterbury, New Zealand, Cultural Studies (MA)
University of East London, England, Cultural Studies (MA)
University of Hawai'i, International Cultural Studies Graduate Certificate Program
University of Minnesota, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature (PhD)
University of North Carolina, Cultural Studies (PhD)
University of Pittsburgh, Critical and Cultural Studies (PhD), Interdisciplinary Program in Cultural Studies (MA or PhD certificate)
University of Queensland, Australia, Cultural Studies (PhD)
University of Rochester, Visual and Cultural Studies (MA or PhD)
University of Texas at Austin, Cultural Studies in Education (MA or PhD)
University of Washington at Bothell, Cultural Studies (MA)

Other Areas of Graduate Study for CS Majors
African American Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Food Studies
Geography
History
Science and Technology Studies (STS) & History of Science
Sociology
Urban Studies
Women's & Gender Studies