Career opportunities are plenty for sociologists. In recent times, sociology has been included in curriculum of many professional courses and there is an increased demand for teachers and researchers. Sociologists also find employment in government and NGO’s in social welfare and rehabilitation programs. Sociology being a broad social science opens up many other career avenues like management, politics etc. It is also a good stepping stone for many international careers. One can work with international agencies like UNO etc and also in research agencies.
While Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, C Wright Mills are some of the famous international sociologists; G S Ghurye and Mysore Srinivas are famous sociologists in India. G S Ghurye established the Indian Sociological Society and he is the author of 30 books in sociology. Mysore Narasimhachar Srinivas established sociology department at the Delhi School of Economics and founded the Institute of Social and Economic Change at Bangalore.
If the career option of a sociologist is not what interests you, then you can always explore various other careers from the MapMyTalent career list. Some of these careers have been listed below for your reference:-