Practical Career Resources
Resumes, Interviews, and the Job Search
Looking for relevant experience prior to graduation? Thinking about graduate school and not sure where to even begin? Searching for that first job after graduation? The Career Services Office can help with everything from resume reviews to mock interviews. Their website also includes great on-line resources, including video clips, sample resumes and cover letters, and more. A sample of some of their helpful links:
- Creating a resume
- Writing cover letters/professional letters
- Interviewing skills and tips
- The job search
- Applying to graduate school
- References and recommendations
More about Careers for Liberal Arts Majors
- Career options with a liberal arts major
- Ways to market your liberal arts degree
- Lucrative liberal arts careers
More about Human Services Careers
More about Business Careers for Non-Business Majors
National Service Job Options
Sample of Relevant Professional Organizations
- American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy. The professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy.
- American Counseling Association. The world's largest organization representing professional counselors.
- American Psychological Association. The largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world's largest association of psychologists.
- Careers in Child and Family Policy. This web site is a guide to training opportunities for careers in child and family policy.
- National Council on Family Relations. The leading organization for family researchers, educators, policy makers, and professionals.
- Society for Research in Child Development. Promotes research in the field of human development, fosters exchange of information among scientists and professionals, and encourages applications of research.
- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Conducts and supports collaborative research, training, & information dissemination on behavioral, intellectual, & brain development.
Links for More Help
Consult with your faculty advisor, particularly with questions regarding course selection, educational experiences, and graduate school. Declared majors who are unsure of their advisor's name and contact information can find both of those by logging into SIS.
For course listings and descriptions for Human Development and other academic programs, check out UW-Green Bay’s Programs of Study page
More help is available on-campus at the Career Services Office at SS 1600, 465-2163.
Contact Academic Advising at SS 1600, 465-2362.
Another resource for UW System students on the Web is UW HELP On-Line. This service provides in-depth information on the programs of the UW System.