Careers in Sociology & Anthropology

Careers in Sociology & Anthropology

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Sociology and Anthropology are both diverse, multi-faceted, and multi-disciplinary social science fields. Consequently, graduates from both disciplines are in high demand by the private, public, and community sectors due to their knowledge, critical thinking, training, and analytical skills that can be used in various fields of employment. Many Sociology and Anthropology graduates pursue and obtain careers in the following fields:

 

• Advertising Executive
• Business Consultant
• Business Continuity Planner
• Community Relations Manager
• Communications Officer
• Communications Specialist
• Diversity Coordinator
• Fund Development Officer
• Human Resources Specialist
• Industrial Relations Officer
• Labour Relations Officer
• Management Consultant
• Marketing Manager
• Media Coordinator
• Merchandiser
• Public Relations Specialist
• Project Manager
• Social Media Specialist
• Union Communication Specialist

• Abuse / Crisis Counsellor
• Adoption Counsellor
• Activist
• Child and Youth Worker
• Community Justice Coordinator
• Community Planner
• Community Worker
• Developmental Service Worker
• Fundraiser
• Group Home Administrator
• Housing Support Worker
• Human Ecologist
• Multicultural Advocate
• Non-Profit Manner
• Public Information Specialist
• Recreation Coordinator
• Refugee Services Coordinator
• Settlement Worker
• Street/Youth Outreach Worker
• Social Advocate
• Social Assistance Director
• Rural Development Officer
• Bylaw Enforcement Officer
• Case Management Officer
• Correctional Officer
• Court Administrator / Clerk
• Court Liaison Worker
• Court Reporter
• Crime Prevention Specialist
• Criminal Investigator
• Cultural Resource Manager
• Employment Equity Officer
• Family Court Support Worker
• Family Justice Counsellor
• Fraud Investigator
• Laboratory Assistant
• Legal Arbitrator
• Mediator
• Penologist
• Police Officer
• Private Investigator
• Probation Officer
• Social Program Officer
• Victim Advocate
• Victim Offender Mediator
• Victim Services Worker
• Youth Court Worker

• Academic Advisor
• Archivist
• Career Development Coordinator
• Community Training Specialist
• Child Development Worker
• Conservator
• Critic
• Early Childhood Educator
• Education Policy Analyst
• Educational Counsellor
• Employment / Career Counsellor
• Health & Safety Education
• Life Skills Coach
• Museum Education Director
• Post-Secondary Education Administrator
• School Counsellor
• School Resource Officer
• Speech Writer
• Translator

• Border Services Officer
• Campaign Manager
• Canadian Forces Personnel
• Census Field Officer
• Census Enumerator
• Citizenship and Immigration Officer
• Civil Liberties Lobbyist
• Economic Development Officer
• Elections Officer
• Foreign Service Officer
• Human Rights Officer
• Legislative Assistant
• Political Aide
• Politician
• Public Policy Analyst
• Social Policy Developer
• Social Services Director

• Addictions Counsellor
• Caseworker
• Disability Services Practitioner
• Family Planner
• Gerontologist
• Health Care Administrator
• Health Care Advocate
• Health Management Professional
• Health Researcher
• Mental Health Aide
• Mental Health Worker
• Patient Advocate
• Public Health Inspector
• Rehabilitation Counsellor

• Data Analyst
• Demographer
• Ethnographer
• Market Research Analyst
• Operations Research Analyst
• Reclamation Specialist
• Regional Development Analyst
• Research Consultant
• Social Survey Researcher
• Social Welfare Research Officer
• Statistician
• Survey Interviewer
• System Analyst