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SOCI 6000: Sociology Proseminar (Dr. Ignatow)

library instruction on 3/28/20


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Job Outlook in Brief (Labor Statisics)

The 2008-18 Job Outlook in Brief   (Sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
This special issue of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly covers careers including: professional, business, service, sales, office & administrative, farming, fishing, forestry, construction trades, production, transportation and material moving, U.S. Armed Forces.

Government Sources on Jobs

Government sources for researching career paths

Government sources include websites created by anyone online, and are created and maintained by government agencies, and sometimes in collaboration with researchers. These resources are publicly available online and will not require UNT login. Popular examples for this research include the U.S. Center or Department of Labor and Statistics which provides employment statistics and career resources.

Subscription Databases

Go to   |You can either A. Browse or B. Search 

A. Browse: 
You can click on Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in the Occupation Groups, then scroll down to Sociology.

B. Search: 
You can search for Sociology at the Top corner search box 


sociology search OOH



 Review the Tabs in OOH

Each tab covers a theme of career related information to consider aspects of current and future jobs.

State and Area:
This tab invites to you learn more about localized/regional opportunities.  It also references Career One Stop which includes  occupational profiles with data available by state and metro area with a  salary info tool to search for wages by zip code.


Sociologist main page in Occupational Outlook Handbook

sociology screenshot OOH 2022

Screenshot of the Sociology Profile in OOH 2022

Career Websites

Websites do not require a login, and do not always have scholarly material but might be useful. For papers, be sure to check databases to find scholarly articles.

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