|What is Sociology?||Related Careers|
|Related Skills||Job & Internship Search Links|
|Career Planning Links||Professional Association Links|
|Miscellaneous Links||OSU Department of Sociology|
Sociology, defined by Google, is "the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society," it is "the studey of social problems."
Some of these careers may require further education:
|Admissions Counselor||Family Guidance Counselor||Public Opinion Surveyor|
|Adoption Agent||Financial Aid Director||Public Relations Specialist|
|Advertising Assistant||Foster Care Worker||Recreation Director|
|Aging Specialist||Fund Raiser||Recreation Therapist|
|Alcohol/Drug Case Worker||Gerontologist||Rehabilitation Counselor|
|Career Services Counselor||Human Resources||Reporter|
|Case Aid Worker||Independent Living Trainer||Researcher/ Research Assistant|
|Child Welfare Officer||Insurance Agent/Broker||Resident Assistant|
|City Planner||Job Analyst||Sales Representative|
|Claims Representative||Labor Relations Representative||School Counselor|
|Community Service Agency||Marketing Research Analyst||Secret Service Agent|
|Compensation/Benefits||Marriage & Family Therapist||Shipping Opperations|
|Congressional Aid||Medical Social Worker||Social Movements Organizer|
|Consumer Advocate||Mental Health Worker||Social Scientist|
|Consumer Survey Advisor||News Correspondent||Social Welfare Examiner|
|Convention Organizer||Nutritionist||Social Worker|
|Cooperative Extension Agent||Parole/Probation Officer||Teacher/Professor|
|Correctional Case Worker||Peace Corps/VISTA||Technical Writer|
|Corrections Officer||Personnel Interviewer||Trainer|
|Cottage Parent||Personnel Specialist||Urban Planner|
|Data Analyst||Program Assistant/Director||Veterans Affairs Specialist|
|Day Care Worker||Public Administrator||Welfare Counselor|
|Delinquency Counselor||Public Health Educator||Writer/Author|
|Ability to Understand & Improve Human Relationships||Interpersonal Communication (Oral & Written)|
|Able to See the Big Picture||Knowledge of Community Resources|
|Analyze, Synthesize & Interpret Information||Knowledge of Social Structure & Change|
|Compter Skills||Research & Planning|
|Critical Thinking||Resolve Conclicts/Counseling|
|Insight into Group Dynamics||Statistical Abilities|
|Interact Well with Diverse Cultures/Groups||Work Well Under Pressure|
Occupational Outlook Handbook - the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.
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