CAREERS IN… Sociology

Sociology The links below are relevant to Sociology and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website.

  • Job Profiles – Search A-Z of job profiles or view job categories which includes charity and voluntary work, social care & guidance work, health care, education, human resources & employment and management and statistics.
  • Job Sectors – View profiles on charity & voluntary work, healthcare, public services and admin and social care to explore job profiles, entry and progression, typical employers and future trends in your field of interest.

Allabout… a sociology degree?

Prospects – What can I do with my degree? – Look at options with a degree in Sociology.

Targetjobs What can I do with a sociology degree?

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Sociology jobs on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Charity Job – View jobs and paid internships within the charity sector UK wide.

Civil Service Careers – Discover careers in the Civil Service.

Civil Service Fast Stream – Home page of the Civil Service graduate scheme

Community Care – Jobs in the social care sector.

FE Jobs – A dedicated job board for vacancies in Further Education.

Goodmoves – Jobs in the charity and voluntary sector.

Great Education – Jobs in education, training and teaching including classroom assistant roles.

HM Prison & Probation Service

Jobs Go Public -Job opportunities in the public and not for profit sectors.

Jobs in Advice – Jobs in the advice sector.

Jobs.ac.uk – Research, academic and administrative vacancies in universities, research institutions, commercial and public sector, schools and charities.

National Assembly for Wales – Search for current jobs or apply for their work experience opportunities.

National Centre for Social Research – Offers a range of opportunities including social research positions.

National Graduate Development Programme – Local government graduate management development programme.

NHS Jobs – Look for administrator, co-ordinator or trainee positions across all NHS divisions.

NHS Leadership Academy – Open to any degree subject.

Parliament UK – Search for jobs in House of Commons, House of Lords and links to employment with individual MPs.

Recruit 3 – View jobs and internships in the charity sector in Wales.

Target Jobs public service, charity and social work – Jobs, and advice.

Welsh Government – Search for current jobs or work placement opportunities.

Working for an MP – For jobs and internships with politicians, political parties and lobbying and campaigning organisations.

Volunteering

Volunteering Wales – Search for volunteering opportunities in Wales by type of opportunity and location.

Do It – Volunteering opportunities UK wide and abroad.

Wales Council for Voluntary Action – Search for volunteering opportunities within the charity sector in Wales.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Sociology employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Directgov Local Councils Directory – Search for jobs with county councils throughout the UK. Browse the A to Z lists, or search by county, region or country.

Association for Qualitative Research – an online directory of organisations undertaking. See under “Graduate Training” for companies offering a graduate training programme.

Stand out and be counted – A guide to maximising your prospects for students studying social sciences and humanities subjects.

Association of Qualitative Research Graduate Pack

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The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

Updated: July 2018


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