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What Can You Do With A Degree In Sociology?

SOC_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in sociology!

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Sociology is committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Joel Iboa

Energized on the Environment

Joel Iboa (Sociology, ’14) works with lawmakers to ensure environmental protections for all.    
Jonathan Dodson

A Navigator For Troubled Times

Jonathan Dodson (Sociology, ’13) helps reunite families torn apart by poverty and other societal ills.  

Here’s just a sampling of other interesting jobs that our recent alumni have landed:

– Account coordinator, Karbo Communications

– Subcontracts manager, DynCorp International

– Residential counselor, Looking Glass

– Rehab provider case worker, Permian Basin Community

– Pre-school teacher, Montessori of Stevenson Ranch

– Consultant, Bain & Company

– Lead interface analyst and partner, Windsong Consulting & Data Integration

– Mental health associate, Laurel Hill Center

– Quality assurance lead, First Call Resolution

– Counselor and advocate, Shelter Care, Inc.

– Technical advisor, MRC Consulting Firm

– Director of lending services, Oregon Community Credit Union

– Enterprise territory account manager, Symantec

– CEO, International Commodity Carriers, Inc.

– Human resources director, The Child Center

– Supervisor of media, Reply.com

– Operations executive contractor, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

– Social network recruiter, Motus Recruiting & Staffing

– Career and academic advisor, University of Oregon

– Owner, Hilyard Street Market

– Manufacturing production,Vesture Group, Inc.

– Museum technician, Oakland Museum of California

– Physical therapy aide, Los Alamitos Medical Center

– Mental health professional, Rice Child + Family Center

– Residential skills specialist, Rosemont Treatment Center & School

– Casting agent, MTV

– Spark event manager, Nike, Inc.

– Public relations associate, The Ulum Group

– Juvenile counselor, Tillamook County

– Sports marketing coordinator, Adidas

– Child welfare case worker, State of Oregon

– Senior recruitment consultant childcare division, Expect a Star

– Executive assistant and project manager, Greenoaks Capital Management

– Social worker, State of Oregon

– Infusion manager, Eisenhower Medical Center

– President, Peter Scott & Associates

– Owner and senior developer, BonessDev LLC

– Technology director and ITGS instructor, Taejon Christian International School South Korea

– Occupational health manager, Cascade Health Solutions Corporate Office

– High school learning specialist, Gervais School District 001

– Accounting and human resources manager, Jewish Federation of Portland

– Logistical manager, Knight Transportation

– Field marketing manager, E&J Gallo Winery

– IT program administrator, Genesis Infotech, Inc.

– Education assistant and English language development, Bethel School District 52

– Assessor, Oregon Social Learning Center

– Marketing analyst, Balsomhill Internet Retail

– Resident treatment counselor, ChristieCare

– Account executive, Wells Fargo

– Development coordinator, The ARC of Lane County

 

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