Human Services, Teaching & Training

Do you enjoy helping and empowering others around their personal and professional development and wellbeing? Are you interested in learning about the best practices to use with students or clients? Are you good at explaining ideas and concepts to others? Careers in this community focus on counseling and development of specific populations and organizations, educational administration, teaching and learning, and more.

Career Pathways In This Community 
Since a major doesn’t always indicate a specific career path, it may be challenging to know all the possibilities and career options that exist in each field. By clicking on the career pathways below, you can start exploring some of the career options for each pathway. While these are not comprehensive lists, this resource can serve as a guide to provide students, advisors, and faculty with recommendations and keywords for further career exploration and research.


Majors & Minors

The undergraduate major in Medieval and Renaissance studies provides interdisciplinary exposure to several liberal arts areas and encourages students’ in-depth …

Early childhood education in a mobile society (ECEMS) will prepare you to work in early childhood settings with young children …

Undergraduates may earn a certificate or minor in gerontology. The certificate consists of 15 hours of specified coursework plus a …

Athletic training is the art and science of treating athletic injuries. The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) …

The women’s and gender studies (WGS) major is a multidisciplinary academic program with courses that focus on knowledge relating to …

Latino and Latin American studies includes a major and minor in Latin American studies and a minor in U.S. Latina/Latino …

Career Resources

Ways To Gain Experience

Find out more about different ways you can start gaining experience.

The Ultimate Job Search Guide

This guide is a valuable tool for finding job and internship opportunities, writing your resume and cover letters, marketing yourself …

Welcome to Handshake at UNL!

Handshake is the place for students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to engage with employers and search/apply for internships, co-ops, …

Candid Career Videos

Learn about careers from interviews with hundreds of professionals in a wide range of fields.

How To: Research Careers

Get started on your career research with the help of the Career Interest Communities.

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