HDFS Careers

Career opportunities for those who attain an HDFS graduate degree:

4-H Specialist
Activities Director
Alcohol Treatment Counselor
Business, Family, and Consumer
Child Advocate
Child Care Consultant
Child Care Worker

Child Life Specialist
Consultant to Child-Related
County Extension Agent
Crisis Counselor
Daycare Center Director
Education Advisor
Family Life Educator
Family Planning Counselor

Foster Care Case Manager
Head Start Teacher
Health Educator
Hospital Child Life Specialist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Mental Health Counselor
Parent Education Specialist
Parent Educator
Professional Nanny

Rehabilitation Counselor
School Counselor
School Social Worker
Social Services Program
Teacher – Preschool, Elementary,

Michon AshmoreCareer Center Liaison

The College of Health and Human Sciences has a Career Liaison from the FSU Career Center who specializes in assisting students in the College.

Do you need help with your resume, cover letter, applying to graduate school, internship and job searching? If so, your Career Liaison is here to help with your career related needs.

Michon Ashmore
Career Liaison for College of Health and Human Sciences


NoleNetwork is The Career Center’s registration system linking students and alumni directly with employers. NoleNetwork has a database of jobs and internships specifically for your major or interest area. Check out a sample of the jobs and internships below (coming soon).

Employment Information

Representative Job Titles Related to this Major (Bachelor’s Level): Educational/activities program director, Child Support Investigator, Child Protective Investigator, Family Support Worker, Juvenile Probation Officer, Corrections Officer, Advocate, Legislative Analyst, Residential Care Counselor, Parent Educator, Social and Community Services Manager, Teacher.

Representative Employers: Boys and Girls Clubs of America; Broadview Assisted Living at Tallahassee; Head Start Development Center; Department of Children and Families; Department of Health-Child and Adolescent Health, Family and Community Health; Area Agency on Aging, Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Ronald MacDonald House; Department of Juvenile Justice; Leon Advocacy and Resource Center; Advocacy Center for persons with Disabilities; Guardian ad litem; Florida Legislature; Speaker of the House; Department of Elder Affairs ; Boys Town; Elder Care Services Inc.; Department of Health-Family and Community Health; Lutheran Social Services; Mothers in Crisis; Big Bend Homeless Coalition; Capital Area Community Action Agency ; Florida Network of Youth and Family Services; Preschool and elementary education

Salary Information: National Association of Colleges and Employers, Occupational Outlook Handbook