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What can I do with a degree in Sociology?

Data analyst
collect and analyze data working for social media companies (like Facebook) and applications (like Instagram or Tinder) to find links between user variables.

Mediator and/or Arbitrator
conduct training programs and contract research for businesses and organizations; they propose and evaluate various personnel and industrial relations programs.

Work in Social Services
rehabilitation, case management, work with youth or the elderly, recreation, or administration.

Community Work
fund-raising for nonprofits, child-care or community development agencies, or environmental groups.

in probation, parole, or other criminal justice work.

advertising, marketing and consumer research, insurance, real estate, personnel work, training, or sales.

Health Services
family planning, substance abuse, rehabilitation counseling, health planning, hospital admissions, and insurance companies.

Publishing, Journalism, and Public Relations
in writing, research, and editing.

in elementary and secondary schools, in conjunction with appropriate teacher certification.

Government Services
in federal, state, and local government jobs in such areas as transportation, housing, agriculture, and labor.

Organizational Planning
development and training.

Human Resources
management (personnel) and industrial relations.

public relations, and organizational research.

Academic Researcher
research on multinational corporations, factories, banks, retail stores, government agencies, hospitals, restaurants, nursing homes, and countless other settings.

College/University Offices
in admissions, alumni relations, or placement offices.

College Professor and/or Trainer
in colleges and universities and contribute to research on theory, work, occupations, labor relations, or organizations.

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