Human Development and Family Studies
Section II | Government
Nature of the Job
Local, state, or federal governments are employers for many of the careers listed in this book. Here, we list a sampling of job titles not emphasized elsewhere, most of which would be available at either the state or federal levels. You might also consider local government positions such as City Managers (manage business of city, work with city council on planning), Personnel Officers, City Planners (concerned with many areas such as recreation, public safety, urban renewal), and Development (promoting tourism, influx of businesses, obtaining grants, etc.).
Suggested Areas for Minor/Collateral:
Depends upon type of job. In general, courses in Political Science and Sociology are recommended.
Suggested Internship Sites for HDFS 4314:
- South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG)
- City of Lubbock (various offices)
- Federal Jobs Digest
Breakthrough Publications, Millwood, NY. (Bimonthly listing of federal jobs.)
- Government Jobfinder
Planning/Communications, River Forest IL, l992.
- Capitol Jobs
Joel Makower, Ed. Tilden Press, 1526 Connecticut Ave. NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20036.
Sample Job Descriptions/Ads
Click on any of the headings below to view description/ad