Career Opportunities with a Major in Chicano Studies
Many jobs require a college educated individual. College graduates can use their education in a wide variety of occupations.
Agencies and organizations in the public and private sectors need staff capable of working with individuals of all backgrounds; therefore, a major in Chicano Studies greatly enhances an applicant's ability to meet position qualifications. Many students enter the teaching field and/or pursue graduate degrees. The Chicano and other Hispanic historical experiences are used as points of departure toward expanding awareness of the multicultural world and the contributions of Chicanos.
SKILLS RELATED TO CHICANO STUDIES
Ability to read and write articulately and analytically
Proficient in interpersonal communication
Thorough knowledge of community resources
Ability to interact effectively with people of different backgrounds in various situations
The following list is a representative sample of job titles for individuals with a Chicano Studies major. The list represents some, but certainly not all, careers which Chicano Studies majors may consider.
Some of these jobs also require education beyond a bachelor's degree.
EMPLOYERS IN CHICANO STUDIES
Social Service Agencies
Urban Planning Agencies
WEB SITES RELATED TO CHICANO STUDIES
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THIS FIELD
The above information is collected from alumni surveys of numerous colleges, professional associations, and multiple print and online resources.