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American Sociological Association: What can ASA do?
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How can the ASA Help ?
There are numerous ways the ASA can help you as you compose your sociological career. Listed below are just a few of the many resources that can be found here on our website.
21st Century Careers with an Undergraduate Degree in Sociology
This booklet is designed to help you start the process of building your own 21st century carer. packed with Action boxes and examples of actual job postings where sociological skills are valued, it focuses on sociology majors who are thinking about their first, entry-level jobs after graduation.
The Student Sociologist
The Student Sociologist is a newsletter for students and their departments. It is produced by the ASA student forum and is available as a free PDF download.
Navigating the Major
Navigating the Major is a guide for undergraduates that covers such topics as course selection, research and internships, careers, graduate school and much more.
The Guide to Graduate Departments
Available in the ASA bookstore, the Guide to Graduate Departments is published every year and provides information on graduate programs in sociology and is indexed in a variety of ways, including program emphasis.
ASA Honors Program
This program is a wonderful opportunity for sociology majors to come to the annual Meeting, meet other students, and learn more about the profession. The ASA annual Meeting occurs in August each year; the deadline for applying for the Honors Program is on or around February 1st. Check the website for the exact deadline.
ASA Student Membership
As a student member of the American Sociological Association you will recieve the Association newsletter, Footnotes, a subscription to the ASA magazine Context, and other great benefits.
ASA membership is a great addition to your resume.
*This text is an excerpt from 21st Century Careers with an Undergraduate Degree in Sociology