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Human Development and Family Studies

Career Paths Information Center

How can you best prepare yourself for professional jobs using skills gained in the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major? This website can help you to explore your many options.

Finding a Career That Is Right For Me

Practicum Placement Sites

The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) degree is excellent preparation for many occupations that involve human services delivery. Does almost every career you hear about sound interesting to you? Or perhaps you haven't yet seen anything that seems just right. There are many good ways to narrow the field or to locate a possibility you haven't yet heard about, but they all require that you START EARLY. You cannot expect to do a very thorough or effective job of exploring career possibilities if you begin the process during your senior year.

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Human Development and Family Studies