Career Information

Sociology Resources

A degree in sociology provides: preparation for future graduate work  to become a researcher, professor, or applied sociologist; a strong critical background for entry into government, social service, and business fields; valuable investigative skills useful in journalism, politics, public relations, and public administration; as well as a broad spectrum foundation for careers in law, education, medicine, social work, and counseling.

Here are some resources to help you in your endeavors:

Careers in Sociology, American Sociological Association
http://www.asanet.org/student/career/homepage.html

ASA Homepage: all things sociological, from job listings to publications.
http://www.asanet.org/

Hmmm...is sociology for me?
http://www.lcc.edu/ss/sociology-anthro/careerfacts/
http://www.collegeboard.com/apps/careers/majors/0,3480,5-137,00.html

Career planning
http://www.abacon.com/socsite/careers.html

WSU Career Services--don't forget to use this one!
http://departments.weber.edu/careerservices/default.htm

Job titles for sociology majors
http://www.uncwil.edu/stuaff/career/Majors/sociology.htm

Some specific jobs and the coursework you'll need for each:
http://www.geneseo.edu/~soc/careers.html

Article: "A Hot Market for Social Scientists in Market Research"
http://chronicle.com/jobs/2001/01/2001011901c.htm