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WGSS at Work: Under/Graduate Career Workshops (Virtual)

This career workshop is geared toward our undergraduate students and led by Dr. Karen Cardozo.  Dr. Cardozo will share her expertise in career development and help you learn to navigate your career trajectory. Note: the content of this virtual workshop is the same as the in-person workshop taking place on October 27.

To sign up and get the link, please email Karen Cardozo.


Karen Cardozo started out in career services at Harvard, where she completed a Masters in Higher Ed Administration. After finishing her PhD in English at UMass Amherst and teaching across the Five College consortium from 1998-2012 (including as a founding member of the APA Studies Certificate Program), she directed Leadership and Women’s Studies at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she received tenure in Interdisciplinary Studies. She went on to lead career development at Hollins University in VA and, most recently, Northeastern University in Boston. 

Currently a lecturer in WGSS, Dr. Cardozo’s Spring 2022 courses are: Envisioning/Enacting Change, Rewilding Feminisms and Work Matters (graduate course). She also maintains her own career coaching practice and is completing a holistic advising book for PhDs: Authentic and Brave Career Design: A Guide for Academics Who Want to Get a Life. With Shannan Palma and Katherine Kearns, she is also co-editing a collection on Higher Education Careers Beyond the Professoriate to showcase diverse professional roles in academe for those with advanced degrees.