Careers in Global Change

W&M Sociology can prepare you


Do you envision yourself in a global career?

These are just a few of the globally-oriented positions that W&M Sociology alumni are in today:

  • Supporting programs targeting malaria, reproductive health, child survival, and HIV in Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, and Haiti while working for Population Services International, an international NGO.
  • Overseeing regional development portfolios as a Research Analyst at the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
  • Joining government efforts to address social and economic development worldwide as a Program Assistant at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Talk with Sociology Faculty

Sociology faculty with expertise in this area can advise you on your career path.

Courses to Prepare You
  • SOCL 205, Global Social Problems
  • SOCL 340, Critical Engagement in Context
  • SOCL 308, Environmental Sociology
  • SOCL 311, Birth, Sex, Death: Population and Society
  • SOCL 312, Comparative Sociology
  • SOCL 313, Globalization and International Development
  • SOCL 337, Immigration, Assimilation and Ethnicity
  • SOCL 408, Migration in a Global Context
  • SOCL 409, Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Studies
  • SOCL 427, Energy, Environment, and Development
  • SOCL 430, Comparative Studies in Gender and Work
  • SOCL 440, Community Health in the Dominican Republic/Community Health in Nicaragua