sociology

sociology

Internships

Sociology majors at HWS have interned with prominent organizations from across the country, including:

  • American Jewish Committee – NYC and Washington, DC
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – Rochester, NY
  • Boston Design Center – Boston, MA
  • Center for American Progress – Washington, DC
  • Congressman Brian Higgins – Washington, DC
  • District Attorney’s Office – Syracuse, NY
  • Eye to Eye National – New York, NY
  • Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes – Geneva, NY
  • Fidelity Investments Brokerage- Merrimack, NH
  • Finger Lakes Health – Geneva, NY
  • Fund for Education Abroad – Washington, DC
  • Geneva Police Department – Geneva, NY
  • Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital – Washington, D.C.
  • Guggenheim Museum – New York, NY
  • Habitat for Humanity – Maputo, Mozambique
  • Harvard Business Publishing – Boston, MA
  • IgnitionOne – London, England
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Lancaster Cultural Museum – Lancaster, PA
  • Legal Assistance of the Finger Lakes – Geneva, NY
  • Life After Justice – Chicago, IL
  • Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
  • National Women’s Hall of Fame. – Seneca Falls, NY
  • New York City Board of Education – New York, NY
  • NY Six Liberal Arts Consortium
  • Nova Group – Japan
  • Paramount Pictures – Hollywood, CA
  • Partnership for Public Service
  • PeopleFluent – Waltham, MA
  • Petrified Forest National Park – Holbrook, AZ
  • Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)
  • Sen. Edward Kennedy’s Office – Boston, MA
  • Shelburne Museum – Burlington, VT
  • Underground Railroad History Project (URHPCR) – Albany, NY
  • UniversalGiving – San Francisco, CA
  • University of New Hampshire – Durham, NH
  • U.S. Dept. of Agriculture – Washington, DC
  • Zoomari Films – New York, NY

Careers

Many of our Sociology graduates have gone on to work in politics, government, journalism, nonprofit organizations and education. A recent sampling of organizations graduates have accepted positions with include:

  • American Museum in Britain
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Houghton Mifflin Publishers
  • IBM
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Microsoft
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • New York Magazine
  • World Health Organization
  • Yale University

Graduate School

Some graduates go on to graduate school in sociology, while others go on to earn business and law degrees. A sampling of recent graduate school placements include:

  • Boston College of Social Work
  • Case Western University School of Law
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University
  • Pace University Law School
  • Rutgers University
  • Simmons College
  • Syracuse University
  • UMass Amherst
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Utah Law School

Graduate Profile: Ashley Isaacs Ganz ’95

Ashley Isaacs Ganz '95

Founder and CEO, Artisans of Leisure

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