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College of Social Behavioral Science

Your Career Coaches

Meet with your career coach to discuss career exploration, career possibilities, resumes, cover letters, your job search - we're here to help! For academic advising, including admissions, declaring a major, and class schedules, please contact your academic advisor.

 Carmen Gold | 

Anthropology, Economics, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise

Ella Butler | 

Family & Consumer Studies, Health Society & Policy, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology


Career Paths

Please see What can I do with this major? for more in-depth information.

  • Administration - Management, Policy Development, Planning, Fundraising, Budgeting, Grant Writing, Advocacy, Evaluation
  • Clinical - Counseling/Therapy: Individual, Group, Family, Assessment, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Program Planning
  • Community Organization - Program and Community Development, Advocacy, Politics, Education, Planning
  • Criminal/Justice Corrections - Rehabilitation, Probation, Parole, Youth Services, Victim Assistance, Drug Prevention, Case Management, Intervention, Advocacy, Criminologist, Corrections Officer
  • Gerontology - Advocacy/Intervention, Counseling, Case Management, Public Policy, Administration
  • Healthcare - Case Management, Counseling, Prevention and Education, Program Development, Administration, Research, Child Life Specialists, Hospice Care, Rehabilitation, Wellness Promotion
  • International Social Work - Humanitarian Services, Advocacy, Education, Wellness Promotion, Development: Economic and Community, Disaster/Disease Relief, Volunteer Coordination, Program Administration, Clinical Practice, Policy Development, Research
  • Public Welfare - Administration and Planning, Case Management, Program Evaluation, Policy Development, Research
  • School Social Work - Counseling, Case Management, Student Advocacy, Instruction, Assessment, Referral 

Master’s Degree Positions

  • Therapist
  • Counselor
  • Treatment Coordinator
  • Client Research Assistant
  • Special Education Coordinator
  • Behavioral Interventionist
  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Child Advocate
  • Child Supervisor
  • Adoption
  • Forensic Therapist
  • Resource Family Consultant
  • Crisis Outreach

Common Employers

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Adoption Agencies
  • Counseling Centers
  • Church Groups
  • State and Local Gov’t
  • Non-Profit Agencies
  • School Districts
  • Rehab facilitations
  • Hospice
  • Recovery Centers
  • Juvenile Justice services
  • Mental Health Clinic
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Research Institutes
  • Insurance Companies
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Transferable Skills

  • Crisis Response
  • Working in Diverse Communities
  • Volunteer/ Internship Experience
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Grant Writing
  • Working for Non-Profits
  • Communication Skills
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Independence
  • Working With People/People Skills
Last Updated: 4/24/17