American Sociological Association

Decreasing the Leak from the Sociology Pipeline: Social and Cultural Capital to Enhance the Post-Baccalaureate Sociology Career

January 2009
Authors: Roberta Spalter-Roth, Nicole Van Vooren, Mary S. Senter

Obtaining a job relevant to the discipline is a critical piece of the sociological pipeline. This brief examines how sociology departments can increase their majors' chances of obtaining jobs that match their sociological skills through on-the-job training and networking activities, scholarly socialization, and mentoring.

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