Student Resources

Job, Internship, and Scholarship Opportunities


So I'm a Sociology Major, Now What?

A degree in Sociology prepares students for careers paths in probation, law enforcement and corrections, market research, domestic violence counseling, public agencies, law, teaching, human resources and social work.

Christine Bautista is the College of Social Sciences Advisor in the Career Center. For career coaching appointments, visit Spartan Connect and select Appointments, Drop-ins, and Workshops & Events on the right-hand side. The Career Center's in person office hours can be found on their website at the bottom of the webpage. 

Campus Services and Information

Campus Service About
Accessible Education Center The Accessible Education Center is committed to providing comprehensive services in support of the educational development and success of students with disabilities in a student-centered and professional environment.
Advising Hub Excellent resource for advising
Counseling Services Advances personal development, enhances student learning, and addresses life crises by providing culturally inclusive mental health services and educational counseling. Services are free to students and always confidential.
MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center Provides support and resources for a variety of student cultural groups.
Peer Connections Peer Connections offers free peer tutoring and mentoring for students.
Writing Center Instructional resource for all students of all disciplines and writing abilities. They provide both workshops and one-to-one tutoring.


Study and Research

Resource About
Accredited Schools Online: Guide to understanding and avoiding plagiarism Accredited Schools Online is a comprehensive accreditation resource that provides prospective students and families with the tools needed to make well-informed decisions about their education. 
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) Provides helpful online guides on virtually every aspect of writing, research, and everything else that goes with coursework (like APA formattingavoiding plagiarism, etc.) Don’t miss their section on writing in the social sciences.

Plagiarism and Paraphrasing 


Understanding Plagiarism and Citation


SOCI 100W- Writing in Sociology


Women’s Studies Resources


Community Resources

San José and the Bay Area

Community Resource About

Japanese American Museum of San José


Child Advocates of Silicon Valley

RACE Forward - The Center for Racial Justice Innovation A progressive think tank committed to “advancing racial justice through research, advocacy and journalism.” Publishers of the terrific Colorlines magazine
History San José This organization exists “to collect, preserve and celebrate the stories of diversity and innovation in San José and the Santa Clara Valley.”
The Women’s Building A beautiful building on 18th Street in San Francisco that serves as a multi-ethnic service center for women and girls, housing and “incubating” over 170 different women’s organizations since 1971. 
Manilatown Heritage Foundation Develops community projects at the site of the former International Hotel in San Francisco.

Regional & State Organizations

Community Resource About
United Farmworkers The historic farmworkers’ union founded by César Chávez—learn about current issues and organizing.

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

Dolores Huerta Foundation A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to build active communities working for fair and equal access to healthcare, housing, education, jobs, civic participation and economic resources for disadvantaged communities with an emphasis on women and youth. 

Nonprofit Health Policy Resources at the California Wellness Foundation


California League of Latin American Citizens