Careers

Sociology is a very diverse multi-disciplinary liberal arts field. Consequently, sociology graduates are in high demand by the private, public and community sectors because they have the necessary practical, creative, and analytical skills that can be used in many different areas of employment. 

In studying sociology, you’ll acquire in-demand skills, such as developing convincing arguments, conducting interviews or designing surveys, interpreting data and writing reports, and evaluating public policies.

Business

Advertising Executive Business Consultant Business Continuity Planner
Community Relations Manager Fund Development Officer Human Resources Specialist
Industrial Relations Officer Labour Policy Analyst Labour Relations Officer
Management Consultant Marketing Manager Merchandiser
Production Manager Publishing Officer School Business Official

Communications

Advertising Copywriter Author Broadcaster
Communications Officer Critic Editor
Media Coordinator Public Relations Officer Reporter/Journalist
Social Media Specialist Speech Writer Translator
Union Communication Specialist

Community Affairs

Community Planner Crisis Counsellor Group Home Administrator
Human Ecologist Liaison Officer Marriage and Family Therapist
Mediator Multicultural Advocate Non-Profit Manager
Public Information Specialist Recreation Coordinator Social Advocate
Social Assistance Director Social Policy Developer Social Services Director
Youth and Child Care Worker

Education

Career Development Coordinator Academic Advisor Community Training Specialist
Early Childhood Educator Educational Counsellor Health & Safety Education
Life Skills Coach Public Health Educator Retirement Counsellor
School Manager Secondary School Teacher Training & Development Officer
University Professor

Government

Campaign Manager Canadian Forces Personnel Census Enumerator
Chief Administrative Officer Civil Liberties Lobbyist Economic Development Officer
Elections Officer Employment Equity Officer Foreign Service Officer
Human Rights Officer Legislative Aide Legislator
Program Director Public Policy Analyst Volunteer Resource Manager

Health Care

Caseworker Community Health Nurse Disability Services Practitioner
Family Planner Gerontologist Health Care Administrator
Health Care Advocate Health Management Professional Health Researcher
Medical Sociologist Mental Health Aide Mental Health Worker
Patient Advocate Public Health Inspector Recreation Therapist
Rehabilitation Counsellor

Law & Criminal Justice

Animal Welfare Officer Border Services Officer Bylaw Enforcement Officer
Correctional Peace Officer Court Reporter Criminal Investigator
Employment Equity Officer Fraud Investigator Immigration Officer
Judicial Clerk Legal Arbitrator Paralegal
Pre-Law Preparation Private Investigator Probation Officer
Victim Services Officer

Research

Consumer Market Researcher Data Analyst Demography/Population Analyst
Economist Institutional Historian Laboratory Assistant
Market Research Analyst Operations Research Analyst Political Scientist
Regional Development Analyst Human Rights Officer Mental Health Aide
Social Survey Researcher Social Welfare Research Officer Sociologist
Statistician Survey Interviewer Systems Analyst