9780071544825

Great Jobs for Sociology Majors

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071544825

  • ISBN10:

    0071544828

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/9/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

You've worked hard for that sociology degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Author Biography

Stephen Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire where, in addition to counseling students and developing year-round career workshops, he serves as a representative to the New Hampshire College and University Council's Adviser's Committee. He developed this series with Julie DeGalan, a former administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Value of a Degree in Sociologyp. vii
The Job Search
The Self-Assessmentp. 3
The Resume and Cover Letterp. 19
Researching Careers and Networkingp. 37
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerationsp. 55
The Career Paths
Path 1: Teaching with an Advanced Degreep. 73
Path 2: Human Services: Community Organizations and Social Service Agenciesp. 99
Path 3: Human Resources Managementp. 133
Path 4: Public Employmentp. 161
Path 5: Social Research and Data Analysisp. 193
Further Readingp. 213
Indexp. 215
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