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Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ethnic Studies acquire a competitive edge in today’s global job market. Employers in all sectors have come to recognize the value of hiring people trained to work effectively with diverse communities and cultures.

A degree in Ethnic Studies offers academic and hands-on training for students interested in pursuing professional careers or graduate study in the following fields:

  • Primary and secondary education
  • Working with at-risk youth
  • Law
  • Medicine and Health
  • Non-profit and community-based organizations (including domestic violence shelters, rape crisis hotlines, substance abuse programs, and GLBT centers)
  • Environmental justice
  • Social work, human resources, other government social services
  • Union organizing or labor relations
  • Immigrant rights activism
  • Public health
  • Psychology and/or counseling
  • Creative writing, filmmaking, and performance art
  • Visual art
  • Journalism and media
  • Politics
  • Business and finance
  • International relations
  • University teaching and research in American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, or Gender Studies
  • Urban planning

Talk to us about how a degree in Ethnic Studies can help you achieve your goals.

Job Announcements

The Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity at Stanford University is currently seeking a Core Curriculum Coordinator (CCC) to assist the CCSRE Academic Programs team in coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of the CCSRE Core Course sequence. 

The CCC will promote effective teaching and learning at all levels by: 

  1. helping instructors to develop and streamline course content and materials; 
  2. recruiting, mentoring, and coordinating Course Associates and TAs; 
  3. leading and consolidating assessments across all courses; and 
  4. managing the ongoing process of coordinating the development, rollout, staffing, and iterative redesign of the CCSRE Core Curriculum in collaboration with Stanford’s Center for Teaching and Learning. 

Ideal candidates will have program management experience and training in race and ethnic studies. A Master’s degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education, training, and relevant experience, are required. 

First review of applications will take place on November 13, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Annie Atura Bushnell, CCSRE Executive Director, at 

APPLY HERE: Please find the job posting here.