Careers of Recent HDFS Graduates

Below are the titles of jobs which are currently held by HDFS graduates. Titles are listed within the types of people with whom each graduate works. Please note that some careers require additional certification or training beyond the bachelor's degree. Students should discuss their career plans with their academic advisers to ensure that they can fulfill certification requirements.

CHILDREN

  • Case Manager
  • Child Day Care and Preschool

--Assistant Director
--Assistant Teacher
--Director
--Infant Teacher
--Preschool Teacher
--Head Start Teacher

  • Child Development Specialist
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Child/Family Case Advocate
  • Counselor/Therapist
  • Elementary Education

--Elementary Education Teacher
--Instructional Paraprofessional
--School Based Mental Health Worker
--Special Education Teacher
--Special Education Administrator

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Parent Educator
  • Parent Involvement Coordinator
  • Social Worker
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Administrator
  • Therapeutic Support Staff
  • Treatment Counselor

ADOLESCENCE/YOUNG ADULTHOOD

  • Activity Therapist
  • Adolescent Counselor/Therapist
  • Adolescent Social Worker
  • Asst. Director of Programs
  • Asst. Director of Development
  • Asst. Director of Student Activities
  • Asst. Director Residential Facilities
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Child Care Specialist
  • Coordinator Student Employment Center
  • Drug & Alcohol Therapist
  • Financial Aid Advisor
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Parent Educator
  • Program Director
  • Residential Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist
  • Therapeutic Support Staff
  • Therapist
  • Treatment Coordinator
  • Youth Counselor
  • Youth Development Coordinator

FAMILY

  • Case Manager
  • Case Worker
  • Child/Family Case Advocate
  • Counselor
  • Family Advocate
  • Family Based Clinician
  • Family Development Specialist
  • Family Services Coordinator
  • House Supervisor/Case Manager
  • Income Maintenance Caseworker
  • Intensive Case Manager
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Permanency Specialist
  • Program Manager
  • Program Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Therapist
  • Worship Director

ADULTHOOD/AGING

  • Activities Director
  • Aging Care Manager
  • Case Manager
  • Case Worker
  • Center Assistant
  • Corrections Officer
  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
  • Life Skills Worker
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Police Officer
  • Move-in Coordinator
  • Probation Officer
  • Therapist

MEDICAL

  • Administrator
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Blood Services Coordinator
  • Case Manager
  • Case Worker
  • Child Clinic Case Worker
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Coordinating Case Worker
  • Director of Community Outreach
  • Disability Claims Adjudicator
  • Program Director
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Public Health Program Analyst
  • Social Worker

BUSINESS

  • Assistant Manager
  • Claims Representative
  • College Recruiter
  • Contract Spec. for Internet Sales
  • Copyrights Assistant
  • Data Manager Analyst
  • Dir. of Lifestyle & Leisure Services
  • Human Resources Director
  • Global/Regulatory Specialist
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Insurance Agent
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Loan Officer
  • Management
  • Operations Manager
  • Regional Operations Manager
  • Sales Assistant
  • Sales Representative
  • Senior Recruiter
  • Senior Human Resources Representative
  • Staffing Specialist

RESEARCH

  • Interviewer
  • Professor
  • Project Coordinator
  • Research Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Statistician

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