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Careers in Sociology & Criminology

Meet with the Sociology Career Adviser

Amanda Cox, portrait
Dr. Amanda Cox

Dr. Amanda Cox serves as the career adviser for sociology students.

Career Assistance and Questions She Can Help With

  • Career exploration resources
  • Identification of career skills and values
  • Job Searching
  • Resume, CV and cover letter preparation and revisions
  • Interviewing tips and strategies
  • Graduate school information and materials preparation

Schedule a Meeting!

Schedule a meeting with Dr. Cox through “You Can Book Me!”

If you plan to work in the fields of sociology or criminology and aren’t sure of your options or need assistance with preparation, I am here to help you!  I can guide you through identifying career skills and values; exploring career options; writing and updating resumes, CVs, and cover letters; job search and interviewing strategies; and answer your questions about careers and graduate school. Stop by my office in 109 Bentley Annex or set up an appointment with me using my ‘You Can Book Me’ link! — Dr. Amanda Cox

What Are Sociology Students Doing with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology?

Students can use sociology to prepare for a wide range of careers. The American Sociological Association has performed a number of surveys that investigate this general question, and have published some helpful resources, including "What are They Doing with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology [PDF]?"

Career & Employment Resources

What can you do with a sociology degree? Explore the ASA guides

Academic Employment

Corporate Employment

Government Employment