Sociology Department Spotlight
Chen currently works as a Research Analyst at Outcome Evaluation for Northside Center for Child Development (NCCD) in New York, NY.
The GC sociology major prepared me for my career in the most direct sense. My job revolves around research design, data collection, statistics, and presentations-- which are certainly aspects of the GC sociology curriculum! As a member of a small research department, I routinely take on multiple concurrent projects to meet competing demands. Ask any GC student and they'll tell you a thing or two about balancing competing demands! Now more than ever, companies need a systematic way to show their grant funders that they are using monies in a meaningful way. After Statistics 303 with Professor Phua, I never thought I would utter the phrase "statistically significant" ever again! But just last week, I found those long nights studying for his exams particularly helpful when I needed to explain this concept to a Board Member.