Careers in Sociology

What can I do with this major?

Sample job titles of CSB/SJU Sociology alums:

Probation Officer Bank Teller Insurance Agent Customer Service Representative
Attorney Program Coordinator Program Advisor Volunteer
Police Officer Special Education Teacher Sales Manager Flight Attendant
Research Adoption Worker Criminal Analyst School Social Worker
Correctional Officer College Professor Marketing Account Representative
Clinical Social Worker Paralegal Agent Administrative Assistant

Student Spotlights:

  • Ryan Bugler '16 (Sociology), HR/MIS Summer Intern, Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
  • Jessica Raboin '15 (Sociology), German Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit)

Alum Spotlights:

  • Bethany (Sieren) Bauer '07 (Sociology), Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission, Avila University
  • Michelle Hansmann '16 (Sociology), Campaign Manager, Amy Walen for State House of Representatives, Seattle, WA
  • Hillary (Scherweit) Ogle '09 (Sociology), Travel Consultant, Paradise Weddings and Travel
  • Jessica Raboin '15 (Sociology), Visiting Scholars Advisor/Welcome Service for International Visiting Scholars, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Matthew Scheider '94 (Sociology), Assistant Director for Research and Development, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

To explore more of what CSB/SJU alums are doing with this major, visit the XPD Resource Centers and check out the Alum Career Network database. 

Links for Sociology majors:

Visit the CSB/SJU XPD Resource Centers for further information about major selection and career exploration. Career coaches and student career assistants are available to assist you as you research personal interests, values, and skills.

CSB Resource Center
Academic Service Bldg, CSB
[email protected]
320.363.5557

SJU Resource Center
Mary Hall 25, SJU
[email protected]
320.363.3383