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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 | cgold@sa.utah.edu 

Anthropology, Economics, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Political Science, Sociology

Ella Butler | ebutler@sa.utah.edu 

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

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: 1/11/17