Department of Sociology
2011 Workshop Schedule
The sociology club and criminal justice clubs are co-sponsoring the workshop series. Download the Spring 2011 Workshop Schedule, and mark your calendars to attend! Students can receive LEAD credit for attending, and many can also earn extra credit in their courses.
Workshop #1: The Secrets to Better Grades
This workshop provided a great deal of information on a range of topics including how to piece together the puzzle of critical thinking while in college, how to manage time, how to read/study for classes, and how to find resources and help at the library. Please download the
Workshop #2: What Next? Transitioning to the 'Real World'
This workshop provided a great deal of information on a range of topics including how to prepare a personal mission statement, set near and distant goals, plan for your career, and others.
Workshop #3: Have You Thought About Grad School?
At this workshop we went over all the steps that are required to apply for graduate school, considered the timeline for applying, and worked on filling out an actual applicatoin. In addition, the faculty shared their own experiences with applying for grad school and going to grad school. Thanks to all who attended and participated!
Workshop #4: The Ultimate Key to Success: Open Doors with Research Experience
This workshop gave an overview of undergraduate research opportunities, as well as information about how to approach professors and present posters/papers..
Workshop #5: What Can I Do with My Social Science Major: How to Score on the Job Market I
The purpose of the fifth workshop in our series is to provide students majoring in social sciences with the resources they need to develop a strategy and plan for landing a satisfying career. The links below provide important information that can help!
Workshop #6: What Can I Do with My Criminal Justice Major: How to Score on the Job Market II
The last of the 6 workshops in our series was an excellent way to end, as we had some outstanding speakers share some valuable information when it comes to preparing for careers in Criminal Justice.
Shown above are John Mulreany, Putnam County senior probation officer (far left at the table), Major Jack Adams, NY state park police (middle at the table) and Lt. Dennis Nayor, Oneonta police department. The Sociology Department would like to extend a huge thank you to these gentlemen for taking time out of their busy lives to share some extremely helpful advice and information with our students!