Career Tracks for Sociology & Social Work Majors

Nonprofit Sector:

  • Visitor Research Coordinator (for an art museum)
  • Disaster Services Emergency Response Specialist (for the Red Cross)
  • Fundraising Database Specialist (for Alzheimer’s Association)
  • Resource Analyst (for American Cancer Society)
  •  Volunteer Services Director (for a food bank)
  • Program Coordinator (for youth mentoring programs)

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Government Sector:

  • Outreach Program Coordinator for the Department of Army
  • Social Science Analyst for the Government Accountability Office
  • Pretrial Services Officer for the Federal Courts
  • Survey Statistician for U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • Outdoor Recreation Planner for U.S. National Park Services
  • Outdoor Compliance Officer for the Department of Agriculture

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Business Sector

  • Service- business that provide intangible products such as entertainment, food, recreation opportunities, and transportation
  • Financial- businesses including banks, savings and loans, and mortgage companies that lend, invest, and manage money or capital
  • Information- businesses that specialize in intellectual property such as movie studios, publishers, and software companies

Education/ Continuing Education

  • Training and Assessment Coordinator
  • Education Coordinator
  • School Community Coordinator
  • School Grant Administrator

Graduate School

Sociology majors pursue graduate study in many fields

  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Urban Planning
  • Communications
  • Medicine
  • Counseling
  • Public Health
  • Business
  • Law
  • Divinity School
  • 250 masters/Ph.D. programs in Sociology offered by colleges and universities across United State.

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Other Opportunities

Sociology Internships:

Social Work Internships: