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Internships, Careers, and Graduate School


Internships help students experience a practical work environment related to sociology, while developing highly marketable career skills. Past sociology majors have interned at a range of organizations including:

  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Child and Family Services
  • Manchester middle and high schools
  • United Way of Greater Manchester

For an explanation of the sociology department's internship program, please see our program overview.


Our program in sociology allows students to focus on general sociology or social work. Sociology prepares students for employment in the public and private sectors in such areas as:

  • management
  • public relations
  • human resources
  • applied research
  • public policy
  • administration
  • teaching

Graduate School

Many of our graduates elect to pursue an advanced degree in sociology, or a related field. Our course of study provides a background for pursuing further study in sociology, business, law, social work, social services, counseling, communications and other related areas.

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