Graduate success

Northwestern sociology graduates have careers as counselors, lawyers, librarians, pastors, police officers and teachers. They’ve been accepted into graduate schools like Michigan State University, State University of New York and the University of Virginia. They’ve worked and lived in Costa Rica, Egypt and Kyrgyzstan. NWC sociology alumni have successful careers and lead faithful lives.

Recent graduates

Sadie Mennen '13
Counseling master's student, Ball State University
Muncie, IN


Holly Stewart '13
AmeriCorps VISTA, The Bridge
Orange City, IA


Jennifer Carlson '12
Resident services coordinator, Denver Housing Authority
Denver, CO


Zach Dieken '12
Trooper, Iowa State Patrol
Des Moines, IA


Tamara Smith '12
Community outreach specialist, AmeriCorps Vista
St. Paul, MN


Jennie Karnish '11
Behavioral health intervention in-home provider, Family Solutions
Orange City, IA


Eduardo Rodriguez '11
Conference intern, Christian Community Development Assoc.
Chicago, IL


Ben Brown '10
Deputy, Woodbury County Sheriff's Office
Sioux City, IA


Courtney Holm '10
Shift supervisor assistant/recovery, Hope Ministries and MECCA
Des Moines, IA