Sociology and Anthropology

Internships and Careers

Our courses prepare students for a variety of careers in market research, as well as public relations, education, advertising, public administration, and more. Students learn strategies for interviewing, running focus groups, doing observations, analyzing space, collecting surveys, and analyzing data using statistical software and coding strategies.

Lake Forest College facilitates five career communities called Career Pathways to help students explore major/career options and position themselves for the internships that will help them to further prepare for productive and rewarding careers after graduation. Students from all majors can participate in the Career Pathways to shape their career goals alongside of their academic interests.

Sociology and anthropology majors tend to find a home in the Law, Policy, and Nonprofit or the Business and Finance Career Pathway, although any pathway can fit depending on interests.

To get an idea for which pathways students might join based upon some common sociology and anthropology interests, check these out:

  • Nonprofit Administration – Law, Policy, and Nonprofit
  • Risk Management – Business and Finance
  • Law – Law, Policy, and Nonprofit
  • Big Data Analysis – Business and Finance
  • Public Health – Health Care and Science
  • Market Research – Business and Finance
  • Politics – Law, Policy, and Nonprofit

Explore the Career Pathways by participating in events, reading profiles of students’ and alumni experiences, and by joining a pathway (or two). Remember to look at the next steps pages to get ideas for immediate ways to prepare yourself for great internships and a productive, rewarding career after graduation. 

Anthropology   
Development Banking
Education 
Forensic Anthropology 
Contract Archaeology 
Market Research 
International Development 
Public Relations
International Business 
Law 
Museum work  
Public Health 
Linguistics
Sociology 
Social Work 
Market Research 
Journalism 
Public Relations
Education 
Counseling 
Public Administration 
Criminology 
Human Resources Management 
Organizational Research 
Community Development  
Social Policy