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Overview

The first step toward the rest of your life starts with that question, and the answer is right here. Get on the right path now for a satisfying and rewarding career in sociology by learning to match your skills and interests with exciting employment opportunities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071544825
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/18/2008
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 242
  • Sales rank: 600,278
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire where, in addition to counseling students and developing year-round career workshops, he serves as a representative to the New Hampshire College and University Council's Adviser's Committee. He developed this series with Julie DeGalan, a former administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Value of a Degree in Sociology vii
Part 1 The Job Search
1 The Self-Assessment 3
2 The Resume and Cover Letter 25
3 Researching Careers 51
4 Networking 69
5 Interviewing 83
6 Networking or Interview Follow-Up 93
7 Job Offer Considerations 99
8 The Graduate School Choice 105
Part 2 The Career Paths
9 Path 1: Teaching with an Advanced Degree 117
10 Path 2: Human Services: Community Organizations and Social Service Agencies 141
11 Path 3: Human Resources Management 173
12 Path 4: Public Employment 199
13 Path 5: Social Research and Data Analysis 229
Notes 247
Index 249
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