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What’s Next? Social Sciences

Looking to identify career and academic options with your Social Science degree? Professionals from a variety of industries who studied Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology will talk about their own career paths and how they successfully segued into their area of interest. Scholars in the field will also discuss their academic trajectories. A networking reception will follow the panel.

Panelists include employees from:

Please RSVP through CareerNet. The event takes place at the Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A at 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 25th. We hope to see you there!


Sociology and Social Science Master’s students and Ph.D. Candidates

Curious aboutĀ career options outside of the academic arena?
Join us for Careers Outside of the Academy: Sociology and Social Science Options on Fri, 3/1 from 12:30 – 5:00.
At this event, you’ll hear:
A Keynote from…
Duncan Watts, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
“Doing Social Science on the Web (and in a Web Company)”
Then experience….

A Panel of Laureates in a discussion of career options available to students pursuing graduate degrees in sociology and other social sciences:

  • Christine Bachrach, Ph.D., Research Professor, Maryland Population Research Center “Working the Boundaries: Joys and Perils of Growing Social Science at the NIH”
  • Norman Bradburn, Ph.D., Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago Senior Fellow, National Opinion Research Center (NORC) “The Applied Social Research Industry”
  • George Rapp, Ph.D., President and CEO, The International Rescue Committee, Former President, Columbia University “Opportunities in International Relief and Development”

The program will conclude with brief roundtable break-out discussionsĀ  and a reception.

This is collaboration between the Graduate School of Arts and Science, the Department of Sociology, and the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development.

Seating is limited, and pre-registration is required. To RSVP, click here

The event, “Careers Outside of the Academy: Sociology & Social Science Options” and its associated Fellowship are made possible by a generous grant from NYU GSAS Sociology alumnus, Dr. Georgette Bennett.