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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Sociology

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Social Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Youth Outreach Counseler
  • Urban Planner
  • Police Officer
  • Employment Specialist
  • Fundraiser
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Grant Writer
  • Healthcare Researcher
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Recreation Director
  • Lawyer
  • Community Organizer

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Forensic Social Worker, Family Services
  • Court Representative, CASES
  • Managing Editor, HerAgenda.com
  • Development Coordinator, Urban Upbound
  • School Counselor, Orchard View Alternative High School
  • Deputy Director of External Relations, New York State Senate

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Institute for Family Health
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney’s Office
  • Manager of Member Engagement (Organizer and Advocate), New York Immigrant Coalition
  • Enterprise Database Support Specialist, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Director of Sexuality Education, Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley
  • Registered Nurse, Hospital Trauma Center
  • Senior Site Surveyor, Tesla

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Sociology Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Attorney, Founding Principal, and Managing Partner, Adler Giersch PS
  • President, Norwalk Community College
  • National Organizing Director, National Union of Healthcare Workers
  • Executive Director, Children’s Home of Kingston
  • Special Assistant to the Commissioner, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • Hunter College, CUNY, M.S.W.
  • Columbia University, Columbia School of Social Work, M.S.W.
  • State University of New York at Albany, M.S.W.
  • Hunter College, CUNY, M.A., Urban Planning
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Baruch College, CUNY, M.P.A.
  • Columbia University, Teachers College, M.Ed., Counseling Psychology
  • CityYear, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps
  • Fulbright Teaching Fellowships, New York City Teaching Fellows, Teach for America
  • Master of Science, Environmental Studies, Adelphi University