Human Services, Consulting and Education

The resources and tools found within this community have been designed and curated to support individuals interested in fields related to Human Services, Consulting, and Education. This community covers three main areas: 

  1. Human Services – The human services career cluster encompasses professionals dedicated to improving the overall well-being and quality of life for individuals and communities. The three pathways within the human services cluster include: Counseling and Mental Health Services, Family and Community Services, and Human Resources roles.  
  2.  Consulting – The consulting career cluster involves professionals who provide expert advice and solutions to organizations, businesses, and individuals to optimize their operations and achieve their goals. Consulting ranges across different industries, but some examples include Management Consulting, Education Consulting, and Life Sciences Consulting. 
  3. Education – The education career cluster comprises professionals who are dedicated to nurturing learning, fostering development, and shaping the future through various educational settings. The three pathways with the education cluster include: Administration and Administrative Support, Professional Support Services, and Teaching/Training. 

Take time to review the community – check out the articles and blog posts and explore the resources to learn more about these industries. You will also find things you can do now – like joining a related student organization, getting involved with a professional association, or exploring how to develop relevant skills and knowledge. 


Top 10 glamorous human resources jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

Human Resources (HR) might not be the first field that comes to mind when thinking of glamour, but this crucial sector of business operations offers some surprisingly exciting and prestigious roles. For students, recent graduates, and those at the beginning …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Internship and Job Opportunities Alert! PGT Innovations will be attending the Global Careers Virtual Fair TODAY (2/15/2024)

Meet with PGT Innovations at the Global Careers Virtual Fair today, February 15th from 10am-8pm!

Company bio: Building smarter products by combining strong companies. That’s what we’re doing at PGT Innovations. We’ve brought together a collection of renowned window and …

By Sarah Blackmon
Sarah Blackmon Career Pathways Coach -- Human Services, Consulting, and Education
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Gator Career Chats help you explore AI in healthcare, careers in conservation, modern manufacturing, sales, sports, and more!

You’re invited to attend the spring 2024 Gator Career Chat series. Gator Career Chats help you explore careers across various Career Pathways and are led by UF alumni and friends of the Gator Nation who will share their career journeys, highlights …

By David Adams
David Adams Assistant Director for Career Pathways – Business, Public Service, and Tourism
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7 Salary Negotiation Tips for a New Job

Negotiating your salary when you get a new job offer can be nerve-wracking. However, there are proven techniques that can help you effectively negotiate. And below are seven of these techniques that will go a long way toward improving your offer.

1. Find …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 Jobs That Are Great for Sociology Majors (Plus Expert Advice on How to Land One)

Sociology is one of those majors with no set path after graduation, which can be scary as you’re planning to enter the workforce for the first time. The trade-off is that you’ll actually have a lot of flexibility in what …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Research and Write Using Generative AI Tools

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Applying Analytics to Your Learning Program

Is your learning and development (L&D) program actually making an impact? And if it is, how can you showcase its…

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Learning Brightspace by D2L

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Brightspace is a highly customizable learning management system (LMS) from D2l (Desire2Learn), which helps instructors manage higher education. It offers…

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Become a Teacher

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Contact & Location


J. Wayne Reitz Union
Suite 1300
PO Box 118507
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

We are located on Level 1 of the Reitz Union.