Careers & Job Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

Paid Internship with U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services, Eastern District of Arkansas


Family Advocate

The Children’s Advocacy Alliance is interviewing for a full time Family Advocate. Graduating seniors are welcome to apply.

The Family Advocate is a professional position responsible for direct support services (crisis intervention, support and referrals) to children, parents and families who visit the Central Arkansas CAC for forensic interviews, family advocacy, mental health and/or medical exams. This position will also assist with outreach and awareness.

Students may get more information and see how to apply on the Children’s Advocacy Alliance Facebook page.
This is a great opportunity to earn money and work with an amazing team of people to keep Faulkner County safe. The Faulkner County Detention Center offers competitive pay, retirement, and paid vacation time as well as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. If you are at least 18 years of age, able to pass a background check and drug screening, and have your high school diploma or equivalent, we would love to meet you.
Applications may be picked up and turned in to the Department of Workforce Services at 1500 N Museum Rd. #111 Conway, AR 72032.
You can also download a copy of the application at by opening the “Government” tab and selecting “Employment”.


 Careers in Sociology


UCA Sociology graduates have found exciting careers in a variety of fields.  The following is just a selection from a recent poll of our grads. (Some careers require additional education.)

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Liability Claims Case Manager for major retailer
  • Healthy Lifestyles Director (activity coordinator & volunteer coordinator for an assisted living center)
  • Juvenile Intake Officer (dealing mostly with truants and children with mental health issues)
  • Director of Client Services/ Case Manager (non-profit)
  • Crime Analyst
  • Store Manager
  • Family Support Specialist (Department of Human Services)School Resource Officer
  • Firefighter
  • Administrative Assistant in Sales & Marketing
  • Operations Manager
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Air Force Commissioned Officer
  • Family Service Worker–Child Protection NYC) School Teacher
  • Administrative Assistant in Higher Education
  • Unit Manager for Foster Care Home Education
  • Client Services (Red Cross)