Alumni & Careers

Students who graduate from Denison with an Anthropology & Sociology major become teachers, lawyers, urban planners, investment bankers, public health specialists and psychiatric and substance abuse counselors. Some work with public agencies or private companies while others go on to graduate programs in sociology, anthropology, social work, law and business administration.

For information regarding careers in Sociology and Anthropology, please access Careers in Sociology - American Sociological Association and Careers in Anthropology - American Anthropological Association.

Note: The post-Denison outcomes listed below reflect aggregate data for the classes of 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, collected within six months of graduation for each class. These data are collected between May and November for the graduating cohort.

Anthropology & Sociology
94% of Anthropology & Sociology graduates were employed, in graduate school or completing post-graduate service within six months of graduation.
  • 57% were employed
  • 20% were in graduate school
  • 16% were completing post-graduate service
  • 6% were still pursuing admission/employment
Employers & Job Titles
  • 2U, Admissions Counselor
  • AAIMS Montessori School, Teacher
  • AYS, Teacher
  • AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Vista
  • AmeriCorps, Corps Member
  • AmeriCorps, Family Advocate
  • AmeriCorps
  • AmeriCorps- Public Allies, Volunteer
  • Aramark, Server
  • Atlantic Brewing Company, Tasting Room Staff
  • Blossoms Florist, Manager
  • Blue Engine, Teaching Assistant
  • Blue State Coffee, Supervisor
  • C Technologies, IT Technician
  • Casa Central, Youth Recruitment and Outreach
  • Chicago Cares One Summer Chicago Program, Team Leader
  • City Year Chicago, Corps Member
  • City Year Los Angeles, Corps Member
  • CommerceWest Bank, Loan Servicing Specialist
  • Computer Services Inc., Marketing Intern
  • Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America, District Executive
  • Denison University, Admissions Coordinator
  • Dickinson University, Student Activities Coordinator
  • EMC
  • Eastern New Mexico University
  • Ecosa Institute
  • Epic, Software Tester
  • Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys, Receptionist
  • HCC Insurance Holdings, Associate Underwriter
  • Hanover Research, HR Coordinator
  • Henry Jackson Fountation, Research Assistant
  • Herbalife, Independent Distributor
  • Homestead Beer Co., Manager/Administrator
  • I Know I Can, Ohio College Guide & Retention Advisor
  • Jobe and Associates, Conference Service Worker
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine, Patient Access Specialist
  • Laurel School, Assistant Director of Gator Train
  • MLB Network
  • Magellan Health, Intern
  • Match, Tutor
  • Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, Social Media Intern
  • Nielsen, Professional Services Analyst
  • North Park University
  • Ohio Legislative Service Commission, Legislative Fellow
  • Peace Corps, HIV/AIDS Healthy Youth Volunteer
  • Penguin Random House, Marketing Intern
  • PrincetonOne
  • SNP Enterprises, Manager
  • Snackworks, Inc, Customer Liason
  • Success Adademy Charter Schools, Associate Teacher
  • TEFL, Certified TEFL Teacher/English Teacher
  • Teach for America, Elementary School Teacher
  • Teach for America, Special Education Teacher
  • Tech Kids Unlimited
  • The Roof Dogs Band, Band Member
  • Towers Watson, EC Analyst
  • USAID Building Economic Sustanibility through Tourism, Communication Specialist
  • Vail Resorts, Snowboard Instructor
  • Venture for America, Fellow
  • Yelp, Account Executive
Graduate Schools & Programs
  • Columbia University
  • Florida State University, Library and Information Science, Masters
  • National-Louis University
  • Regis College, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Masters
  • Rutgers School of Social Work, Social Work, Masters
  • Rutgers University, MSW, Masters
  • Simmons College, Library and Information Science, Masters
  • Sposato Graduate School of Education, Education, Masters
  • The Ohio State University, Higher Education Student Affairs, Masters
  • The Ohio State University, Masters of Social Work, Masters
  • The Ohio State University, Sociology, PhD
  • The Ohio State University, Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • The Pennsylvania State University
  • USC, Social Work
  • University of Chicago, Social Service Adminsitratrion, Masters
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Montana, Anthropology
  • Wake Forest, Fuqua School of Business
  • Washington University - St. Louis, Social Work, Masters

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