Career Resources

Resources and tools to help students and early-career professionals advance their careers:

  • Mentoring Academy – National Council on Family Relations
    The NCFR Mentoring Academy aims to advance the discipline of Family Science by supporting and encouraging the professional development of graduate students and early-career Family Science professionals. By clicking this link, you can sign up to be a mentee if you are an NCFR member!
  • Résumé and Curriculum Vitae Review Program – National Council on Family Relations
    Do you want to ensure your résumé/CV includes necessary components and effectively displays your accomplishments? NCFR’s résumé/CV review program is meant to help NCFR members—including students, new professionals, and professionals—develop an effective résumé or CV by providing feedback from seasoned reviewers.
  • Infographic: Career Opportunities in Family Science – National Council on Family Relations
    This infographic represents the wide array of careers available to students coming from programs preparing students to work in family research, practice, and policy.
  • The Eight Steps to Effective Networking at Academic Conferences – The Institute for Humane Studies
    Conferences aren’t just about presenting papers, they also provide a space for you to expand your professional network. Here is some practical guidance about how to effectively network at professional conferences.

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