What Can I Do with an MHC Major in Critical Social Thought?

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • Sovereign Consulting
  • Shaw Group
  • Creative Commons
  • Carney, Sandoe & Associates
  • MassMutual
  • District Offices of U.S. Congress people
  • U.S. Institute of Peace
  • Arise for Social Justice
  • Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
  • Necessities/Necesidades
  • Forbes.com
  • Various public and private schools
  • Expedia
  • Easter Seals/Kaleidoscope
  • NY City Coalition Against Hunger

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Associate Director/Director of a non-profit
  • Development Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Legal Assistant/Lawyer
  • Project Manager
  • Marketing Associate
  • Writer/Editor
  • Teacher
  • Webmaster
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Online Resources:

  • Idealist
    A massive collection of information on nonprofit and community organizations. Features a Nonprofit Career Center and a job search engine.
  • American Sociological Association -
    The ASA website features “Preparation for Careers” and “Careers in Sociology” sections.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, this online database gives a detailed description of various fields/occupations, including social science, advocacy, teaching, and social work.
  • Public Interest Careers (Amherst College)
    AIA website includes fellowships, publications, fieldwork opportunities, a job placement service, and information on upcoming meetings and events.
  • Human Services Career Network
    Provides a search engine for jobs in social service, non-profit, mental health, behavioral health, and social work.
  • Spotlight on Careers
    Contains links to web sites on career fields such as Social Activism, Social Science Research, and Human Services.
  • Vault Online Career Library – connect through LyonNet
    Provides specific career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing.

Career Resource Library:

Helpful Advisors:

  • Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
  • Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Member Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.