Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.


* Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

 

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SOCIOLOGY
 

Child & Family

Gerontology

Social Services/Social Work

Demographics

Non-Profit

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

Education

Public Policy

Women in Sociology

General

Research

 


 

CHILD & FAMILY

 

*  National Youth Development Information Center
http://www.nydic.org/nydic/
Click on “staffing, training” for insight into this profession, as well as full-time positions and TONS of internship opportunities.  You’ll also find information about training, conferences and credentialing on this site.

* Partnership For After School Education
http://www.pasesetter.com/index.html
Click on “jobs bulletin” for posting listings in the youth field.

 

Children’s Institute International
http://www.childrensinstitute.org/
This organization serves at-risk children and their families throughout Los Angeles County.  Click on “employment” for a moderate listing of positions. 

 

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DEMOGRAPHICS

 

The Association for Population / Family Planning Libraries & Information Centers- International
http://www.aplici.org/
Members of this association include communication and information specialists, librarians, and documentalists from the population and reproductive health fields, as well as public health, medical and social sciences professionals. Use the member list and links (under "publications") for networking.

 

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EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education
http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

 

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GENERAL

SocSiteSocSite
http://www.abacon.com/socsite/index.html
Click on “careers in sociology” for great career information. While we carry this book at the University of South Carolina Career Center library, you can also read it here, online. Also, see the sociology links.

 

American Sociological Association
http://www.asanet.org/
 Click on "students" to access several excellent on-line brochures with information on careers in sociology. Also, access job listings both in and out of academia.

 

Eastern Sociological Society
http://www.essnet.org/
 Click on “employment services” to access job listings in and out of academia.

 

* Southern Sociological Society

http://www.southernsociologicalsociety.org/

The Southern Sociological Society is a society of professionals that promotes the development of sociology as a profession and scientific discipline.Click of “job link” to view postings in and out of academia.

 

*The SocioWeb: Sociological Resources on the Internet
http://www.socioweb.com/
Various resources pertaining to sociology.

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GERONTOLOGY

 

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Educationucation
http://www.aghe.org/site/aghewebsite/
Be sure to click on “careers in aging” for fantastic information about this profession. Also, click on “students” for information on scholarships and fellowships or to search a database of schools that offer study in gerontology or related fields.

 

The Gerontological Society of America
http://www.geron.org/
Under "resources" and "career center", click on "Job Seekers" for openings and to post your resume.  Also be sure to look at  "GSA student organization advice" under "resources" for useful job outlook information

 

Social Work and Aging
http://depts.washington.edu/geroctr/Resources4/sub4_4_1SWAging.html
This organization, the National Center for Gerontologicial Social Work Education, has created a special website dealing with career in social work and aging.  Uses the links in the left menu bar to access a list of graduate programs related to working with the elderly, a career brochure, information on workforce trends and more.

 

American Society on Aging
http://www.asaging.org/index.cfm
Access information on conferences or search the "job board".  You may also post your resume on this site.

 

The American Geriatrics Society
http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

 

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NON-PROFIT

University of South Carolina - Career Center - Non Profit Job Listings & Employer Information
http://www.sc.edu/career/Webresources/nonprofit.htm
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to employer information and job listings for both U.S. and overseas non-profit organizations.

 

Monster.com: Volunteer and Nonprofit Jobs
 http://career-advice.com/industry-trands/volunteer-work/Volunteer-and-Nonprofit-Jobs/home.aspx

 Comprehensive listings with links to non-profit and volunteer organization sites. Unique career management links are provided to help with interviewing, resume writing, and networking. Contains recruiter lists and chat options.

 

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PUBLIC POLICY

 

* * University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (Political Science)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/poli.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to public policy-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in sociology might have prepared you for a career in this area.

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RESEARCH

 

*    University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Liberal Arts (General/Research)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/general.html#GenRS
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to research in the sciences and social sciences.

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SOCIAL SERVICES / SOCIAL WORK

 

*    University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Social Work
http://www.sc.edu/career/AlliedHealth/socialwork.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage. This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities in social services and social work. Use these links to explore how your background in sociology might have prepared you for a career in other areas of human services.

 

Social Work Schools
http://cosw.sc.edu/swan/univ.html
A comprehensive list of schools of social work (offering both graduate and undergraduate degrees), assembled by the School of Social Work at University of South Carolina.

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USEFUL University of South Carolina RESOURCES

 

University of South Carolina - Department of Sociologyciology
http://www.cas.sc.edu/socy/
The Department of Sociology at the University of South Carolina.  Information about courses.

 

* JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career/
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries. In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

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WOMEN IN SOCIOLOGY

 

Sociology for Women in SocietySociety

http://www.socwomen.org/

Sociology for Women in Society is an international organization of sociologists and social scientists who work together to improve the position of women in sociology, and in society. Includes resources for career development.

 

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