Careers Serving Families and Consumers

Comprehensive guide to various career paths for those in human ecology, fashion, child development, food, and interior design. This book is written to increase students' awareness of the opportunities for degrees in family and consumer-oriented fields-in serving families and consumers in business, in human services, in art, in science, and in education and government. It provides coverage of many careers available to students trained in human ecology, family and consumer sciences, and human services, including 38 Career Profiles that offer an in-depth look at the responsibilities of a variety of jobs in the field, their potential career growth, and the qualifications each demands. In addition, it explains how to professionally prepare for a career; and focuses on managing a career successfully, participating in professional organizations, and preparing for changes in the future.