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Sociology as a Career

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There are several areas of work for those with a sociology degree. Below are some jobs you can find with your sociology degree.

Research and Data Science

  • UX (User Experience) Research
  • Data Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Census Researcher
  • Survey Research Technician
  • Researcher for a think tank

Public Planning and Policy

  • Policy Analyst
  • Legislative Aide
  • City/Urban Planner


  • Teaching
  • Sociology Professor
  • College Admissions Officer
  • School Counselor for Career and College Prep

Medicine and Public Health

  • Medical Researcher
  • Community Health Worker
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Environmental Specialist

Social Work and Counseling

Hunter College's department of sociology no longer runs the social work program. Students interested in social work should check out Hunter College School of Social Work.


  • Market Research Analyst
  • Public Relations (PR) Specialist
  • Consumer Relations Specialist

Human Resources (HR)

  • HR Coordinator
  • Diversity Manager (DE&I)
  • Learning and Development Specialist


  • Paralegal

Nonprofit and Advocacy

  • Project Manager
  • Union Organizer
  • Housing Coordinator
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Faculty Publications

Across Generations
Building Popular Power
Fighting To Learn
High Profile Crimes
New York and Amsterdam
One Out of These
Opting Out
Questioning The Veil
Sadomasochism In Everyday Life
Seeing The Light
Sewing Women
Strangers No More
The Unhappy Divorce of Sociology and Psychoanalysis
Torture Twilight of Empire
Immigration and Social Capital in the Age of Social Media
A Dream Denied
Being a Scholar in the Digital Era
Foucault's Orient
Oh Book Cover
Opting In
White Lies
Cyber Racism
Going Public
Digital Sociologies
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