Additional Employment Opportunities

  • Some opportunities exist for part-time work on campus. Many of these jobs relate to the students' academic interests. For example, the Associated Students Notetaking Service hires graduate students to take lecture notes in a wide variety of classes.

  • The Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS) recruit sociology graduate students as tutors, especially for the introductory, methods, and statistics courses.

  • Career Services lists job opportunities for graduate students. Associated Students also posts job listings:

  • Graduate students with an MA occasionally find employment teaching classes at nearby community colleges such as Ventura College, Oxnard College, Santa Barbara City College, and Hancock College in Santa Maria.

  • Finally, graduate students may find a variety of jobs in the Santa Barbara and Goleta community. Some of these positions require no special skills; others call for highly sophisticated knowledge in data analysis, computer programming, evaluation research, grant writing, etc.

Graduate Program Office

Director of Graduate Studies
Sarah Thébaud

Graduate Program Advisor
Erika Klukovich

3111 Social Sciences & Media Studies

Advising Hours
9:00 to 12:00 & 1:00 to 4:00
Monday – Friday

Contact Info
(805) 893-3328
(805) 893-3324 (Fax)