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Possible Job Titles

  • Staff member for politician
  • Administrative Aide
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Credit and Collections Personnel
  • Paralegal (add'l training)
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Teaching (add'l training)
  • Urban and Regional Planners
  • Management
  • Social Service Administrator
  • Population & Demographic
  • Analyst
  • Buyer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Parole Agent
  • Realtor
  • Public Administrator
  • Salesperson
  • Account Representative
  • News Reporter
  • Playwright
  • Magazine Editor
  • Attorney (after law school)
  • Television Producer
  • Interior Designer
  • Consultant
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Law Clerk
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hotel Manager

Typical Places of Employment

  • Federal Agencies
  • Smithsonian
  • National Archives
  • Library of Congress
  • Intelligence Services
  • Forest Services
  • Public Interest Advocacy
  • Group
  • Banks/financial institutions
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Political Campaigns
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Politics
  • Manufacturers

  • Journalism
  • Government agencies
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Health and social service org.
  • Retailing
  • Marketing research firms
  • Local Departments of Health
  • Specialty
  • Research institutes
  • Department Stores
  • Health services organizations
  • Telecommunication
  • Community welfare org.
  • Public utilities
  • Insurance
  • Ntl. political party headquarters

Typical Work Activities

  • Reading and digesting publications and journals
  • Handing out surveys and coordinating the assimilation of data
  • Proofreading papers
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Writing reports, articles or books
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Planning and organizing events
  • Prioritizing tasks so as to make efficient use of time and resources

Additional Info in Career Services

These publications must be used in the Career Services Office. However there are many brochures and magazines such as Resume Writing, Interviewing and Job Choices that you may take with you:

  • Liberal Arts Jobs

To see a complete list of career books located at the Career Services Office click here.

Alumni Resources

(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to Mentor Network)

SarahHund-Brown 2005 Organizer NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland
Jennifer Lawless 2006 HR Specialist AAI Services
Cynthia Keane 1993 Creative Services Manager Russell Reynolds Associates
Kevin Gates 1987 Lacrosse Coach & Enrollment Counsel. Delhi State-University of NY

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