Sociology Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

Sociology Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

98%
98% of Sociology Department majors were employed, accepted to graduate school, or participating in a service/volunteer program within 6 months of graduation
75.00%
Employed
18.75%
Graduate School
4.17%
Service Program
2.08%
Seeking

Highlighted Employers

Sociology Department Majors 2016–2020

Accenture
Americorps
Wayfair
FDA
Mass General Hospital
Teach for America

Highlighted Continuing Education

Sociology Department Majors 2016–2020

Boston University
Stanford
Yale
Columbia
George Washington
University of Toledo

Top Industries

Sociology Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

19.44%
Non-Profit/NGO
11.11%
Other Education
8.33%
Legal & Law Enforcement
8.33%
Higher Education
5.56%
Performing and Fine Arts
5.56%
K-12 Education

Top Job Functions

Sociology Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

21.62%
Administration
16.22%
Research
13.51%
Education / Teaching / Training
8.11%
Business Development
5.41%
Operations / Production
5.41%
Legal

Data Source: Career Education First Destination Survey, in partnership with the Office of Institutional Research (OIR). Questions are to the NACE standard. The survey launches in May each year and closes December 1.

Sociology Department data collected includes 48 graduates out of 54 degrees conferred between 2016–2020. Includes 23 double majors.

Questions: Tess Mattern, tmattern@wellesley.edu