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A formal education in American Indian Studies can prepare you for a career with government agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses. A bachelor's degree might qualify you for a position as a teacher, reservation official or government employee. With an advanced degree, you may seek employment as a professor, museum curator, data analyst or lobbyist.
Jasmine Wiley, '10 AIS majorDuring medical school, I continued to build on the connections and training I received through my education in the American Indian Studies Program at UWEC and have worked with the St. Croix Tribe of Chippewa as well as the Menominee Tribal Clinic.
When Jenna Vater came to UW-Eau Claire, she didn't really know what she wanted to do with her life, beyond the fuzzy idea of "helping people." After some soul searching and introductory courses, she declared a major in public history and minor in American Indian Studies, which she soon upgraded to a double major. Read about her journey to her master's degree.One great career path
Whether you are an alum, a community member, a native or a non-native supporter of American Indian Studies, we always appreciate any financial support for the program, which goes toward providing the immersion, internship, research and field study experiences that make this program so effective.
In addition to staying in touch with the faculty in AIS, who always want to hear from you and encourage your visits to AIS events, the Blugold Alumni Association offers many events and opportunities to stay connected to the larger campus community. Once a Blugold, always a Blugold!
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