A major in sociology prepares a student for a career studying the interaction between people and institutions. Sociologists study relationships between people of all backgrounds to determine how their environment influences them. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to sociology majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Admissions Counselor Adoption AgentAdvertising Manager AnthropologistCareer Counselor CaseworkerChild Welfare Worker Civil EngineerClinical Social Worker Community Relations DirectorCommunity Service Agency Worker Convention Organizer Corrections Officer Criminologist Customer Service RepresentativeData Analyst Guidance CounselorHuman Resources AdministratorInsurance Agent/Broker Labor Relations SpecialistMarket Research Analyst Marriage CounselorMedical Social Worker Missionary Occupational Therapist Parole Officer Police OfficerPsychologist Rehabilitation Counselor SociologistSubstance Abuse Counselor
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Careers in Science (OCC 192)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Great Jobs for Sociology Majors (198.5)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Counseling and Development Careers (OCC 51) Opportunities in Social Science Careers (OCC 197)Top Careers for Liberal Arts Graduates (OCC 126.5)
BSU Dept. of Sociology: http://www.bsu.edu/sociology/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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