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Careers with a First Nations Studies Degree

Skills to Succeed

In an ever-changing and intriguing world, our program provides vital knowledge.

Master the art of effective and empathetic collaboration, a cornerstone for success in any career path. Our uniquely structured program hones vital group-work abilities, fostering unity and viewing conflict as a pathway to growth. Equip yourself with the tools to thrive in diverse settings, building enduring connections and ensuring collective success.

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A Vital Resource

With 11 distinct tribes spread across Wisconsin, understanding First Nations communities is a vital asset anyone planning to live and work in this region.

Top Employer

According to the Brown County Government, Oneida Nation is one of the largest private employers in Brown County.

the NExt Adventure

Continue deepening your understanding of First Nations People with our First Nations Ed.D. 

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Career Options

You can work in a wide variety of professions across the country, especially if you pair the degree with another major. Past graduates have found their first jobs at organizations like:

  • College of Menominee Nation
  • FW Consulting, LLC
  • Oneida Casino
  • Oneida Nation
  • Schneider
  • University of Minnesota
  • Brown County Social Services
  • Green Bay Area Public Schools
  • Bay Bank
  • Brown Co Treatment Center
  • Neville Public Museum
  • University of Michigan
  • UW-Madison
  • Syracuse University
  • Sustainable Development Institute
  • Menominee Nation Tribal Courts
  • Office of Indian Economic Development (BIA)
  • Oneida Nation Legislature
  • Oneida Nation Behavioral Health

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Professor Lisa Poupart

Let's Connect

As the chair for our program, Professor Lisa Poupart values collaboration and compelling discussion both in and out of the classroom. If you have questions, she can help!

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