• Sociology Career Pathways

    Located in the culturally diverse city of Worcester, Worcester State has established relationships with local nonprofit organizations and public service agencies where you can apply your sociology knowledge in an authentic professional setting. Through an internship, you’ll gain valuable professional experience and establish connections that will serve you well beyond graduation.

    Sample Internship Sites

    • African Community Education
    • Alternatives
    • Chandler Magnet School
    • Genesis Club
    • Goddard School
    • Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
    • May Street School
    • Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps
    • Tatnuck Magnet School
    • UMass Memorial Hospital
    • Woodland Elementary
    • YWCA

    With informed insights about the workings of the social world—and the skills to change it—you will be well prepared for a wide range of rewarding careers. Our alumni have gone on to graduate study in fields like psychology, law, and medicine, and successful careers as teachers, city managers, clinical social workers, and business owners.

    Sample Careers

    • Analyst
    • Consultant
    • Counselor
    • Government and public agency administrator
    • Journalist
    • Market researcher
    • Outreach coordinator
    • Policy researcher
    • Public relations specialist
    • Teacher