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Department of Sociology Careers for Sociologists

Where are they now?

The skills you learn studying sociology at WSU can be applied to a wide range of career opportunities and graduate or professional school admissions.

Here is just a sample of jobs, internships and educational opportunities our undergraduate students have pursued after graduation:

J. Ash (’21)
FEMA outreach specialist for New Directions Northwest; plans to pursue a master’s in occupational therapy at the University of Puget Sound.

S. Autumn-Polin (’21)
Legal assistant at Maxey Law Offices in Spokane.

A. Butzke (’21)
Pursuing a master’s degree in library and information science at the University of Washington.

A. Cox (’21)
Development coordinator at Washington State University College of Nursing.

M. Crookshank (’21)
Pediatric social service specialist at Providence Hospital.

G. Flores (’20)
Pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Boise State University.

M. Franklin (’21)
Behavioral interventionist at LCS Behavioral Health.

V. Jones (’20)
Paralegal at Hinson Singla, PLLC, with plans to plans to attend law school.

J. Juarez (’20)
Social service specialist with the WA Department of Child, Youth, and Families.

H. Kersey (’20)
Pursuing a master’s degree in school counseling at Seattle University.

B. Kidd (’20)
Event producer at the Center for Creative Leadership.

J. Moody (’20)
Pursuing a juris doctorate at Seattle University School of Law and serving as a legal extern with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

A. Newton-Lindahl (’19)
Youth advocate for Youth Progress in Portland, OR, and pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Simmons University.

E. Nguyen (’20)
Group assistant at Microsoft.

J. Osborn (’19)
Student achievement specialist with GEAR UP.

L. Poppe (’20)
AmeriCorps member of the WA COVID Response Corps Helping Hands Food Bank.

D. Ramirez (’20)
Intake specialist with the Dubin Law Group.

T. Thompson (’20)
Pursuing a master’s degree in urban planning at Portland State University.