Sociology

Please visit the Department of Sociology for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Sociology Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Survey Associate - Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
  • Financial Aid Coordinator- Juilliard School, New York, NY
  • Development Associate - Center for Employment Opportunities, Inc., New York, NY
  • Analyst - IBM Global Business, Houston, TX
  • Assistant Buyer- Neiman Marcus, Dallas, TX
  • Management Development Trainee - M&T Bank, Washington, DC
  • Sales Planner - Travel Ad Network, New York, NY
  • Family Literacy Program Specialist - Youth Policy Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • Associate Auctioneer - Plymouth Auctioneering, Southfield, MI
  • Legal Services Specialist - Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, New York, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Teacher - Teach For America, Chicago, IL
  • Fellow (Princeton in Asia) - United Nations World Food Program, Dakar, Senegal
  • Development Associate - Education Through Music (Princeton Project 55), New York, NY

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.A., Broadcast Journalism - Columbia University, NY
  • J.D. - Duke University, NC
  • M.D. - Emory University, GA
  • Ph.D., Sociology - Stanford University, CA
  • M.Phil., Criminology - University of Cambridge, UK
  • M.P.H., Public Health - New York University, NY

Internships of Recent Sociology Majors

  • Project Manager - Bootiq, Los Angeles, CA
  • Development and Marketing Intern - Diavolo Dance Theater, Los Angeles, CA
  • Investigative Intern - Criminal Justice Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Junior Brand Manager - Heineken, London, UK
  • Associate Intern - Healthcare Industries Advisory, PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York, NY
  • Development Officer - The American Chamber of Commerce in France, Paris, France

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.