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. 


Gator Career Chat: Navigating Sales Careers Across Industries (event recap & recording)

In this workshop, professionals from diverse industries unlocked the secrets to success in the dynamic sales world. Participants gained valuable insights into the art and science of salesmanship as the panelists shared their sales roles and approaches, emphasizing the importance …

By David Adams
David Adams Assistant Director for Career Pathways – Business, Public Service, and Tourism
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Gator Career Chat: Building Your Future Through Community Involvement (event recap & recording)

In this workshop, panelists discussed how getting involved in the community offers networking opportunities and a chance to build skills that extend beyond the classroom while making a difference in the lives of our neighbors here in Gainesville. They shared …

By David Adams
David Adams Assistant Director for Career Pathways – Business, Public Service, and Tourism
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(Re)Introducing the Nonprofit Salary Explorer | Your Go-To Compensation Tool

Equity, negotiation, counter-offers, wage gaps, cost-of-living … the list goes on! Considering the breadth of topics and frequently asked questions that fall within the “salaries” category, it seems like it’s always a good time to discuss compensation. 

And here at …

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Gator Career Chat: Careers in Human Resources (Event Recap and Recording)

On Thursday, March 21, 2024, the Career Connections Center hosted a virtual panel event on careers in human resources. The panelists provided insight about the day-to-day of their roles, and how they’ve leveraged their educational background and technical skills to …

By Sarah Blackmon
Sarah Blackmon Career Pathways Coach -- Human Services, Consulting, and Education
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Top 10 glamorous education jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

The field of education, often perceived as traditional and understated, holds a variety of roles that sparkle with a unique glamour, particularly for students, recent graduates, and those early in their career paths. These positions offer a blend of intellectual …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Contact & Location


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

Career Service Hours

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Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
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We are located on Level 1 of the Reitz Union.