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Job Sites by Career Field: Health, Law, Non-Profit, Politics & Social Sciences

Career Resources for Related Majors

  • American Ethnic Studies - Explore a variety of career options including research, nonprofit and museum work, business, and law.
  • Anthropology - Careers include socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, or biological-physical anthropology.
  • Communication Studies - Explore a variety of options including business, PR, media, non-profit, government, and higher ed work.
  • Criminology - Explore career options in law enforcement, social services, criminal justice, forensic science, and research.
  • Economics - Connection to production, consumption, distribution of goods and services.
  • Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies - Utilize skills gained from examining cultural myths and assumptions.
  • Geography -Occupations to consider for geography majors with background in earth sciences, economics, cultures, politics, and historical development.
  • History - Consider opportunities related to research, analyzing or interpreting the past.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Science - see American Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, & Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies
  • Kinesiology - Careers encompassing knowledge of movement and human performance for health and wellness.
  • Political Science - Jobs could include conducting public opinion survey, analyzing election results or public documents, and interviewing public officials.
  • Psychology - Careers in education, business, law and health such as market research, labor relations, or management and productivity improvement.
  • Social Work - Typically utilized in child welfare/ family services' settings giving mental, medical, educational, correctional, and gerontology services.
  • Sociology - Utilize this study of human groups and organizations toward potential career pursuits.
  • Statistics - Explore career options in science, medicine, technology, business, and social sciences.
Resources for students with specific interests
Anthropology
 Geography
  • Association of American Geographers - Professional organization with members sharing interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography and geographic education. Search for Jobs and review related Career Guide.
  • Geography Jobs.com - Job posting for professionals or new graduates with a focus, skill set or background in geography including areas of urban planning, GIS/Remote Sensing, Envronment, Transportation, etc.
  • Geography Jobs (PDF) - Extensive report compiled by US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Health-Related Sites
Law Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement Jobs.com - Contains job listings as well as links to law enforcement agencies and organizations.
  • US Department of Justice - The DOJ recruits for all of their divisions (including DEA, INS, Office of Inspector General, US Marshal Service, Bureau of Prisons and more).
Non-Profit
  • AmeriCorps - Participate with local and national organizations/ agencies committed to addressing community needs in education, public safety, health and the environment.
  • Common Good Careers - Site supports hiring needs of the nation’s leading nonprofits and social innovators.
  • GuideStar - Searchable database of more than 640,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States.
  • Idealist.org - Online news feed of jobs and internships. Includes directory for 9,000 non-profit web sites.
  • NonProfit Career Network - Resource for individuals seeking job opportunities in nonprofit organization or people who want to volunteer.
  • Nonprofit Connect - Kansas City local organization that offers resources for those seeking a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector. Click on Careers tab.
  • Nonprofit Leadership Alliance - National organization equipping students to become skilled professionals and leaders in America's nonprofit organizations.
  • OpportunityKnocks.org - Search for "jobs that change the world" by city, state, organization or position.
  • United Way Directory - Find a United Way in your area, look for member agencies.
  • The NonProfit Times - Online resource for nonprofit professional looking for employment.
  • Teach for America - Organization recruiting recent college graduates from all backgrounds to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools.
Political/ Legal or Government
  • Grassroots Campaigns Inc. (GCI) - Independent organization that does strategic consulting, fundraising, and field organizing to build support for groups, issues, and campaigns. Recuits at K-State.
  • Project Vote Smart - National Internship Program provides opportunity to study American politics for 10 weeks with other students from across the country in the Montana Rockies.
  • The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars - Independent, nonprofit organization providing opportunities for students to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit.
  • U.S. State Department - Listing of student internships and fellowships at the U.S. Department of State.
  • USA Jobs - Listing of jobs throughout the United Stateswith numerous federal government agencies.
  • US PIRG (PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUPS) - Takes on public interests issues on behalf of the American public. Recuits at K-State.
Psychology
Social Services