Students in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences have been very successful achieving career goals after graduating from Webster University. Alumni have been accepted into prestigious graduate institutions, succeeded in competitive jobs, and more importantly fulfilled life goals.
In addition to the BASS Academic Advising materials on the departmental site, the BASS faculty have also created discipline specific sites Anthropology, Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology. Look over the suggested courses carefully.
Numerous resources are available for students seeking graduate school, internship, or employment opportunities after graduating from Webster University. However, students need to take advantage of these resources as soon as possible (e.g., sophomore year). Do not wait until you graduate to begin mapping out your post-graduate goals.
General Career Resources
- Webster University has an excellent career center. Make an appointment early in your academic career.
Anthropology-Related Career Resources
- Students considering a career in anthropology should examine the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) career page.
- A video interview with an anthropologist discussing careers in the field.
- Northern Kentucky University has a nice Careers in Anthropology webpage.
- The Illinois State Museum has a nice page on Careers in Archeology.
Psychology-Related Career Resources
- Students considering a career in psychology should examine the American Psychological Association's (APA) career page.
- APA's graduate career center is more focused on graduate students but there are some resources for undergraduates.
- The Social Psychology Network has some useful career links.
- The Encyclopedia of Psychology site has a lengthy list of psychology-related career sites.
- John Suler's graduate school and careers in psychology resource page has a number of good suggestions.
- Government job descriptions for psychologists and counselors are useful.
Sociology-Related Career Resources
- A recent article regarding job opportunities for sociologists appeared recently in Inside Higher Education.
- A video interview with a sociologist discussing careers in the field