Internship & Career Information


We help you choose from over one hundred organizations where you can intern and apply your classroom learning by helping people from childhood through old age, providing direct service to clients or working on specific organizational or community projects. Internships help develop professional skills, career knowledge, work experience, and networks and contacts. They also help you build a strong resume, and provide a vital opportunity to connect academic knowledge with real world experience. Interns are supervised both by a faculty member and a professional in the placement organization. 

Zach NearyInternship examples

  • Helping youth in a group home for troubled adolescents
  • Assisting with programs at a Senior Center
  • Serving as a youth worker at a local teen center
  • Assisting probation officers in a District Court or Juvenile Court
  • Helping families at a homeless shelter become independent
  • Helping battered women receive protection and services
  • Assisting foster families build connections through programming
  • Developing play activities for children in low-income neighborhoods

Graduate School Opportunities

Training in the field of Sociology can lead to graduate study in anthropology, counseling, law, education, public health, labor relations, sociology, social work, and other related disciplines. Our students have been accepted to graduate programs at schools including:

Boston College

Boston University

Bridgewater State University

Cambridge College

College of St. Rose

Cornell University
Northeastern University

North Texas State University

Salem State University

Smith School of Social Work

Springfield College

SUNY Albany
  SUNY Plattsburgh

  UMass (University of Massachusetts)

  University of Connecticut

  University of Maryland

  University of Vermont

  Wheelock College