Alumni: Where are they?
Graduate Program Alumni: Where are they?
Students who earn doctorates in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State enter a range of academic and non-academic careers. Many become professors at top research universities or at smaller, more teaching-orientated institutions. Others go into primarily research career tracks either at research institutes or universities. Alumni also have careers in government organizations, hospitals, foundations, and non-profit organizations.
HDFS graduate alumni work as tenure-line and research faculty at more than 80 universities and colleges, including:
- Duke University
- Brigham Young University
- Ohio State University
- Columbia University
- University of Florida
- University of California Davis
- Seoul National University
- Max Planck Institute
- University of Hong Kong
- Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
HDFS graduate alumni work as tenure-line faculty at over 25 universities and colleges across the United States.
HDFS graduate alumni work at research institutes across the United States, including Mathematica Policy Research, Childtrends, RTI International, Search Institute, and International Food Policy.
HDFS graduate alumni work at a variety of organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, Institute of Medicine, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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