You would like learn more about possible career options for students of Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology? You are looking for a suitable position to complete your (mandatory) internship or to start your first job? Here you will find a list of possible career options and a selection of testimonials of former students reporting on their experiences during an internship or working as a student assistant. Tip: The Alumni section on our LinkedIn page also gives you an excellent overview of different career options. It tells you where our graduates are currently working and allows you to contact them (you can filter by department using the keyword search).
Graduates of our bachelor’s and master’s programs are particularly qualified to work in fields where their empirical-analytical skills and profound knowledge of quantitative methods are in high demand. For graduates of the master’s program in Sociology, a career in research is another good option. Of course, our bachelor’s and master’s students also acquire the skills they need to work in other fields of public service or the private sector. After all, there is no such things as THE profession for social scientists. Instead, students develop their own profile by giving their program a specific focus, completing internships, working as student assistants, or doing voluntary work.
The following fields can be considered “typical” for sociologists:
Students are welcome to contact the Internship Office if they have any questions on the mandatory internship, internships abroad, or their application documents. We also invite employers to send us any open internship positions at their company or institution.