HDFS Undergraduate Opportunities
Careers in HDFS
A wide-variety of career options are available to HDFS majors. A recent publication by the National Council on Family Relations shows career paths relevant to all concentrations.
Child Life Road Map
For students completing our Child Life Concentration with the intent of pursuing a career as a Child Life Specialist in a medical setting.Learn more
Become a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)
Through completion of specific undergraduate courses, students can obtain provisional certification as a Family Life Educator. Certification as a Family Life Educator will enhance your competitiveness for jobs in an HDFS-related field.
HDFS Undergraduate Mentoring Program
Pairs HDFS undergraduate and graduate students to maximize preparation for successful entry into graduate school.Learn more
HDFS faculty welcome the participation of undergraduate students in their research. Interested students should contact faculty directly to learn about the focus of the various research projects and available opportunities for participation. Involvement in undergraduate research is a great way to strengthen your application for graduate school.
HDFS Internship and Professional Day
The HDFS Internship and Professional Day is a career fair-style event where students meet with agency representatives to learn about internship and service learning opportunities. It is typically held each fall semester in September.