Stephen F. Austin State University

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Business, Consumer & Family Resource Services
  • Employee Assistance
  • Corporate Childcare
  • Family Financial Counseling & Planning
  • Vocational Guidance
  • Consumer Protection
  • Family Resource Management
  • Food Assistance
  • Child and Family Poverty Research
  • Work Life Balance
  • Family Business Consultation
  • Academic Advising
Community-Based Social Services
  • Youth Development Programs
  • Adoption Agencies
  • Foster Care
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention & Assistance
  • Family Preservation
  • Welfare Assistance
  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Job Training
  • 4-H Youth Development
  • YMCA/YWCA
  • Scouting Programs
  • After-school Programs
  • Adult Day Care
  • Gerontology Programs
Family Intervention
  • Individual & Family Therapy
  • Case Management
  • Crisis & Hotline Services
  • Court-Mandated Parent Education
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Abuse Protection Services
  • Sexual Violence Prevention
  • Drug & Alcohol Prevention
  • Residential Treatment Programs
  • Victim/Witness Support Services
Government & Public Policy
  • Family Policy Analysis
  • Advocacy/Lobbying
  • Military Family Support Services
  • Child & Family Services
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Family Court
Healthcare & Family Wellness
  • Public Health Programs & Services
  • Patient Advocate
  • Nutrition, Wellness and Sexuality Education
  • Prenatal and Maternity Services
  • Disability Services
  • Long-Term Care Programs
  • Hospice
  • Funeral Services
International Education & Development
  • International Family Policy Analysis
  • Peace Corps and NGO Leadership
  • Global Family Planning Programs
  • Community & Sustainable Development
  • International Human Rights Advocacy
  • Immigration & Migrant Families Services
Research
  • Grant Proposal Writing
  • Academic and Government-Related Research
  • Population Studies & Demographic Research
  • Research for Community Non-Profit Agencies
  • Program Evaluation & Assessment
Writing & Communication
  • Curriculum & Resource Development
  • Public Service Radio and TV Programming
  • Newspaper & Magazine Journalism
  • Blogging & Social Media
Faith-Based Organizations
  • Clergy
  • Family Mentor
  • Parent Education
  • Youth Programs
  • Budgeting and Money Management
  • Marriage and Relationship Programs
Early Childhood Education
  • Childcare Centers
  • Head Start Programs
  • Preschools
  • Early Childhood Family Education
Education
  • Public Schools
  • Cooperative Extension
  • University & Colleges
  • Research
  • Family Life Education
  • Community Education
  • Parent Education
  • Family Peace & Justice Education
  • Children's Museum Education
  • Marriage & Family Enrichment & Education
  • High School Guidance Counseling
  • Program & Curriculum Development
  • College Student Life Programs

Becoming a Certified Family Life Educator

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Professional and National Organizations

National Council on Family Relations

Society for Research in Child Development

Society for Research on Adolescent Development

American Psychological Association

American Educational Research Association

Undergraduate Research Opportunities at SFA

Please speak with an individual HDFS faculty member if any of these opportunities are of interest. Preferably notify faculty early on during the Fall semester.

Undergraduate Research Conference
Bright Ideas Conference

Diversity Organizations and Events at SFA

SFA's Office of Multicultural Affairs

The OMA sponsors many diversity related events. Please visit the OMA's calendar.