Career Services

There are a number of resources available to College of Human Sciences students to assist in deciding on a major and career planning.

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Derek Taunton
Career Counselor
University Career Center
Email Derek
303 Mary Martin Hall / 334.844.4744
Job/Internship Postings:

Click here to visit the University Career Center website for answers to many of your career-oriented questions, including:

  • choosing a major,
  • researching careers,
  • career assessment,
  • resume and cover letter writing,
  • job search techniques,
  • and interview skills.



Vist us at for information on:

  • What Can I do with a Major in...?
  • Candid Career Videos
  • Handshake


The College of Human Sciences is pleased to offer a library of career resources (books and DVDs) tailored to CHS students. Some topics include: career paths through Human Sciences majors; tips on job search, interviewing, and resume/cover letter writing; the design of portfolios and e-portfolios; and networking. Information regarding resource check out is available in 266 Spidle Hall.

Click here to view the list of books and DVDs available for check-out from the CHS Career Library

The Human Sciences Career Library is supported in part by a generous grant from the Women's Philanthropy Board

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