Preparing Bachelor's and Master's Students to Advance Their Careers in Family Science
The employability of Family Science students has been a persistent question raised by students, universities, parents, and faculty. This presentation highlights strategies to equip undergraduates and master’s students to seek out career opportunities, market their Family Science degrees, and obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be competitive in today’s job market.
Intended audience: Undergraduate students, master’s students, and faculty members; No prior knowledge is required.
Approved for 1 CFLE contact hours of continuing education credit
As a result of attending the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify interdisciplinary career options related to Family Science.
- Utilize technology and relationships to seek out job opportunities related to Family Science.
- Assist Family Science students in marketing their unique knowledge, skills, and abilities for the workforce.
About the Presenter
Erica Jordan, Ph.D., CFLE, is a clinical assistant professor of human development and family studies in the Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences at the University of Houston. Dr. Jordan is primarily engaged in undergraduate instruction and regularly teaches courses in development of contemporary families, parent-child relationships, and career in human services. She is passionate about professional development for Family Science students, often presenting on topics related to undergraduate career development and maintaining the HDFSCareers.com blog. She serves as a board member and the webmaster for the Texas Council on Family Relations, a member of the Advancing Family Science Section of NCFR, and the secretary/treasurer for the Family Policy Section of NCFR.