Learn how to apply for a job as an applied sociologist. Including how to communicate with your prospective employer, to how to write a cover letter, to what to write in your job application.
How to write a curriculum vitae and resume for applied sociology jobs
A few strategies to finding work as an applied sociologist
Sociology graduates identify gaps in their vocational training and the careers they go into.
In 2011, Career Cast ranked the job of sociologist 11th amongst all professions in the USA, based on Department of Labour measures of work environment, stress and hiring outlook. In 2013, The Wall Street Journal announced that sociology was in 19th place in its… Continue Reading “Sociology Careers in High Demand”
A useful report on social science methodologies identifies four areas of innovation that will open up employment opportunities for applied sociologists. These methods will also help us contribute towards positive social change. The relevance to our community are as follows:
Senegal-born sociologist Moustapha Diou began his career as a researcher for UNESCO. He then took an academic position in the USA, where he worked for 24 years, but he returned to Senegal as an applied sociologist.
Here are some of the benefits of joining Graduate Training Schemes versus beginning your career in small to medium-sized enterprises.
Angelia Schultz has a Masters in sociology and she ran in the Democratic nomination for the USA state of Aberdeen in 2014. She stood on a platform promoting stronger provision of healthcare and education. You will notice her use of the sociological perspective (Bourdieu specifically)… Continue Reading “Applied Sociology Career Spotlight: Politics”
The Californian Department of Transportation in the USA has a cultural studies team. It’s led by an anthropologist and it includes anthropologists, archaeologists and historians. They conduct research on the city’s landscape and they analyse potential architectural sites for artefacts. They are also tasked… Continue Reading “Applied Sociology Career Spotlight: Urban Planning”