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Human Development and Family Science

Our Graduates

 

The Messiah College Career Center conducts post-graduation surveys with our graduates six to ten months after graduation. What follows is the information that our depatment has been provided as a result of the information gathered from those surveys.

         

2012 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

Position
Organization
City
State
Family and Consumer Science Education      

Administrative Assistant

Clark Associates Incorporated Lancaster

PA

Human Development and Family Sciences    

 

Graduate Student

M.A. in Social Work University of Philadelphia PA

Therapeutic Staff Support

Northwestern Human Services Gettysburg PA

Preschool Teacher

Learning and Sharing Child Developmental Center New Cumberland PA

Life Enrichment Coordinator

Homestead Village Lancaster PA

Assistant Group Supervisor

Lancaster Recreation Commission Lancaster PA

Servant Corps Summer Team

Salvation Army

Camden NJ

Special Events Coordinator

National Rifle Association Fairfax VA

Therapeutic Support Staff

Northwestern Human Services Harrisburg PA

    

2011 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

 

Position
Organization
City
State
Family and Consumer Science Education      

Family and Consumer Science Teacher

Arberdeen High School Aberdeen

MD

Human Development and Family Sciences    

 

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Graduate Program in Counseling

Messiah College Grantham PA

Site Supervisor

YMCA Somers NY

Nanny

Self-Employed Annapolis MD

Case Coach

Bethany Christian Services Harrisburg PA

Therapeutic Support Staff

Pennsylvania Counseling Services Harrisburg PA

Site Director, School-Age Child Care

Seabrook Elementary School

YMCA Southern District

Kingston NJ

Graduate Student

M.S in Criminology (Contempory Issues in Drug Use) Tesside University United Kingdom

Family Intervention Services

Youth Villages Springfield MA

 

2010 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

 

Position
Organization
City
State
Family and Consumer Science Education      

Family and Consumer Science Teacher

Warwick High School Lititz

PA

Human Development and Family Sciences    

 

Community Income Development Specialist

American Cancer Society York PA

Cross Country Coach

Baltimore County School District Baltimore MD

Resident Assistant/Restorative Therapy Aide

Dock Woods Retirement Community Lansdale PA

Freelance Writer/Editor

Independent Contractor Downingtown PA

Class Notes Editor and Staff Assistant

Davidson College Davidson NC

Internal Services

Chatham Financial Kennett Square PA

Adoption Specialist

The Bair Foundation New Wilmington PA

Psych Assistant

Philhaven Mt. Gretna PA

Assistant Teacher

Snyder Union Mifflin Child Development, Inc. Mifflinburg PA

Graduate Studies

Applied Psychology University of Pittsburgh  

Graduate Studies

School Counseling Messiah College  

Graduate Studies

  University of Pittsburgh  

Graduate Studies

Social Work Temple University  

Graduate Studies

Counseling Mercy College  

Graduate Studies

Marriage and Family Therapy LaSalle University  

Graduate Studies

Occupational Therapy Saddleback Community College  

 

 

2009 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

 

Position
Organization
City
State
Family and Consumer Science Education      
Family and Consumer Science Teacher Upper Adams School District Biglerville, PA PA
Nutrition Educator Mechanicsburg School Dist. Mechanicsburg PA
White Water Raft Guide Acquired Tastes Rafting Buena Vista CO
Human Development and Family Sciences      
Administrative Assistant American Trauma Society Mechanicsburg PA
County Case Worker Dauphin County Children and Youth Services Harrisburg PA
Foster Care Caseworker COBYS Family Services Lancaster PA
Mental Service Worker Hoffman Homes Littlestown PA
Milieu Manager Philhaven York PA
Personal Assistant Consumer Directed Choices Malta NY
Recreational Director Green Pond Lake Community Rockaway NJ
Sound and Lighting Technical Coordinator Messiah College Grantham PA
Teacher Celebree Learning Centers Forest Hill MD
Theraputic Staff Support Pennsylvania Comprehensive Behavioral Health York PA
Theraputic Staff Support TW Ponessa Counseling Harrisburg PA
Graduate Studies Child Life Admin and Family Townson University  
Graduate Studies Family Studies Focus on the Family Institute  
Graduate Studies Family Studies Texas Women's University  
Graduate Studies Family Studies Temple University  
Graduate Studies Human Services Management McDaniel College  
Graduate Studies Marriage and Family Therapy University of Rochester  
Graduate Studies Marriage and Family Therapy La Salle University  

 

 

2008 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

 

Position
Organization
City
State
Family and Consumer Science Education      
Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Penn Manor High School Millersville PA
Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Cumberland Valley High School Mechanicsburg PA
Human Development and Family Sciences      
Adoption Specialist The Bair Foundation Middletown PA
Educational Material Manager Morning Star Pregnancy Svcs. Middletown PA
Family Resources Worker Opportunities, Inc. Great Falls MT
Group Home Manager Jessica and Friends Community York PA
Group Supervisor Learning and Play Center Mechanicsburg PA
Nurse Assistant Good Samaritan Hospital Suffern NY
Personal Care Aide NHS Autisim School Carlisle PA
Pregnancy Counselor Bethany Christian Services Lancaster PA
Resident Attendant Interfaith Shelter Harrisburg PA
School Based Coordinator Big Brother/Big Sister Lakewood NJ
Special Assistant Governor's Office of Leg. Affairs Harrisburg PA
Substitute Teacher Wappingers Central School Dist. Wappingers Falls NY
Theraputic Staff Support Southwestern Human Services Abilene TX
Graduate Studies Counseling Philadelphia Bible  
Graduate Studies Divinity Duke Divinity School  
Graduate Studies Divinity Evangelical Theological Seminary  
Graduate Studies Secondary School Counseling Shippensburg University  

 

 

2007 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

 

Position

 

Organization

 

City

State

Adult ESL Education Assistant

Mary’s Center

Washington

DC

After-school Program Director

Door of Hope

Pasadena

CA

Assistant Director

Celebree Learning Center

Frederick

MD

Case Worker

The Choice Program

Baltimore

MD

Child Permanency Specialist

Keystone Children & Family Services

Harrisburg

PA

Children’s Advocate

Clubinho

San Paulo

Brazil

Community Liaison

Children’s Bureau

Indianapolis

IN

Family Self-Sufficiency Case Manager

Community Action Commission

Shippensburg

PA

Parent Educator

Parent Works

New Cumberland

PA

Residential Counselor

Hillview Acres Children’s Home

Chino

CA

Science Lab Reservist

Ocean County College

Tom’s River

NJ

Teaching Assistant

Pennington Montessori School

Pennington

NJ

Teaching Assistant

Pennington Montessori School

Pennington

NJ

Therapeutic Staff Support

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.

Reading

PA

Graduate Studies

Counseling

Biblical Seminary

 

Graduate Studies

Elementary Education

University of Pennsylvania

 

Graduate Studies

Music

Berklee School of Music

 

Graduate Studies

School Counseling

Johns Hopkins University

 

Graduate Studies

School Counseling

Johns Hopkins University

 

Graduate Studies

Social Work

Indiana University— Purdue University Indianapolis

 

Graduate Studies

Youth & Family Ministries

John Brown University

 


2006 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

Position
Organization
City
State
Activities Coordinator Sweden Valley Manor Coudersport PA
Activities Director Ingleside Assisted Living Wilmington DE
Administrative Assistant Living Word Community Church York PA
Assistant to the Director Spring Semester in Thailand Thailand  
Case Manager The Bair Foundation Middletown PA
Community Resources Coordinator Erickson Retirement Communities Rockville MD
Foster Care Case Manager COBYS Family Services Leola PA
Foster Care Case Manager The Bair Foundation Middletown PA
Investment Assistant Redwood Capital Management Englewood Cliffs NJ
Missionary The Mission Year Chicago IL
Phase IV Family Counselor Domestic Violence Ctr of Chester County West Chester PA
Preschool Teacher Camp Hill Preschool Camp Hill PA
Preschool Teacher Circle of Friends Child Care Center Carlisle PA
Student Information Systems Technician Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown PA
Youth Worker/Counselor Carrier Clinic Skillman NJ
Graduate Studies Counseling Fuller Theol Seminary  
Graduate Studies Counseling Shippensburg Univ.  
Graduate Studies Human Development & Family Studies Penn State Univ.  
Graduate Studies School Psychology Seton Hall Univ.  
Graduate Studies Social Work Boston College  


2005 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department


Position
Organization
City
State
Administrative Assistant America World Adoption Association Alexandria VA
Administrative Assistant - Young Adult Ministry Grace Brethren Church Wooster OH
Family Support Worker Healthy Families Montgomery Cantonville MD
Foster Care Coordinator Department of Children, Youth & Families Dover DE
Graduate Student - Family Studies University of North Texas Denton TX
Nanny / Office Assistant Private Family / Free Spirit Publishing Minneapolis MN
Parent Educator ParentWorks New Cumberland PA
Pre-School Teacher PrimRose Day Care Center Franklin TN
Substitute Teacher East Pennsboro School District Enola PA
Teacher English as a Second Language Thailand  
Therapeutic Staff Support Adams-Hanover Counseling Services, Inc. Harrisburg PA
Therapeutic Staff Support Youth Advocate Program Gettysburg PA
Visit Coordinator Messiah College Admissions Grantham PA
Youth & Teen Director Carlisle Family YMCA Carlisle PA
Youth Counselor United Methodist Home for Children Mechanicsburg PA
Youth Prevention Case Manager ActionAIDS Philadelphia PA


2004 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Human Development and Family Science Department

Position
Organization
City
State
Activities Assistant - Alzheimer's SCU Messiah Village Mechanicsburg PA
Adoption Social Worker Living Hope Adoption Agency Telford PA
Child/Adolescent Case Manager Northwestern Human Services Bensalem PA
Early Interventionist & Coordinator of Social Rec Programs Mifflin/Juniata Counties Special Needs Center Lewistown PA
Family Consumer Science Teacher Central Dauphin School District Harrisburg PA
Graduate Student -MSW University of Alaska Anchorage AK
Graduate Student - MSW University of MD: School of Social Work Baltimore MD
Life Enrichment Coordinator Alterra Clare Bridge Montgomery PA
Magnification Ministry Admin Asst Daybreak Church Mechanicsburg PA
Therapeutic Recreation Assistant - Skilled Nursing Bethany Village Mechanicsburg PA
Therapeutic Staff Support Youth Advocate Program, Inc. Gettysburg PA
Therapeutic Staff Support Franklin Family Services Fayetteville PA
Volunteer - Pregnancy Resource Ministry Focus on the Family Colorado Springs CO
Women's Emergency Counselor Water Street Rescue Mission Lancaster PA


2003 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Family Studies

Position
Organization
City
State
After School Activities Counselor Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Harrisburg PA
Case Manager Center for Industrial Training Mechanicsburg PA
Case Manager Northwestern Human Services Ridgeway PA
Caseworker I
Grad Student - MSW
Adams County Children & Youth Services Temple University Gettysburg
Harrisburg
PA
Child Life Specialist Temple University Children's Medical Center Philadelphia PA
Family & Consumer Science Teacher Manassas Park City School Manassas Park VA
Foster Care Caseworker Catholic Social Agency Barto PA
Foster Care Case Manager Families United Network Dillsburg PA
Grad Student-Couple and Family Therapy Drexel University Philadelphia PA
Intensive Case Manager Bethanna Southampton PA
Medicaid Service Coordinator SKIP of New York Brooklyn NY
Memory Enhancement Coordinator Morningside House Assisted Living Baltimore MD
Mental Health Worker Hoffman Homes Gettysburg PA
Parent Educator ParentWorks New Cumberland PA
Preschool Teacher Tender Years Child Development Center Camp Hill PA
Prevention Specialist Breaking Free Aurora IL
Private School Teacher Spring Creek Academy Plano TX
Program Counselor/Teacher Girls Inc. Hagerstown MD
Residential Case Manager The Providence Center Providence RI
Residential Companion Life Step East Rochester PA
Staff Assistant U.S. Senator Arlen Spector Harrisburg PA
Staff Member Conventry Health Care Harrisburg PA
Technician Dry-Vit Wexford PA
Therapist
Grad Student-Medicine
Methodist Services for Children/Families
Drexel University
Philadelphia PA
Therapeutic Support Staff PA Counseling Services Harrisburg PA
Volunteer Residential Counselor Boys Hope Girls Hope Clinton PA


2002 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Family Studies

Position Organization City State
Abstinence Education Program Coordinator Heartbeat Community Services Millerstown PA
Assistant Group Supervisor Children's Center Camp Hill PA
Case Manager Fellowship Health Resources Providence RI
Case Manager
Star of Hope
Houston
TX
Caseworker for Homeless Families Catholic Charities Harrisburg PA
Caseworker for Abused & Neglected Westmoreland County Pittsburgh PA
Child Development Partner Community Services for Children Allentown PA
Employment Specialist AHEDD Camp Hill PA
Grad Student - Marriage and Family Therapy University of Maryland College Park MD
Grad Student - Social Work
Rutgers University
New Brunswick NJ
Grad Student - Human Development and Family Science
University of Wisconsin
Madison
WI
Human Services Program Management Trainee Department of Public Welfare Harrisburg PA
Missionary - Teaching English as a Second Language Presbyterian Church USA Chang Mai, Thailand

Paralegal/Welfare Advocate Community Justice Project Harrisburg PA
PsychoSocial Rehabilitationist
New Hope Club House Stroudsburg PA
Server
Applebee's Horseheads NY
Special Needs Adoption SW Bethany Christian Services Lancaster PA
Sunday Morning Programmer Calvary Church of Souderton Souderton PA
Teacher Amudipe's Child Learning Center Philadelphia PA
Therapeutic Staff Support Edgewater Children's Services Harrisburg PA
Victim/Witness Advocate Dauphin County Victim Witness Assistance Program Harrisburg PA
Youth Worker Tommy Nelson Church Denton TX


2001 Graduates Entry-level Positions in Family Studies

Position Organization City State
Abington Area Coordinator Big Brothers Big Sisters of Montgomery County
Norristown PA
Activities Director Colony Manor Assisted Living Latham NY
Americorps National Service Volunteer
City Year Philadelphia (Americorps)
Philadelphia PA
Battered Women's Shelter Assistant
Mennonite Central Committee
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
 
Case Manager Catholic Charities Perth Amboy NJ
Child Case Manager The Spring of Tampa Bay Florida Tampa FL
Clinical Assistant-Neurobehavioral Unit Kennedy Krieger Institute Baltimore MD
Counselor for Teens Allegheny Center Alliance Church Pittsburgh PA
Executive Assistant to VP of Campus Ministry Coalition for Christian Outreach Pittsburgh PA
Family Preservation Counselor
Manito Inc.
York PA
Grad Student - Education Mercy College Dobbs Ferry NY
Head Teacher - 2 year olds Circleville Day Care N Huntingdon PA
Housing Counselor
Tabor Community Services
Lancaster PA
Human Resource Management Trainee Commonwealth of PA Harrisburg PA
Internship working with teen-age girls Outward Bound Boston MA
Mental Health Worker Hoffman Homes, Inc. Gettysburg PA
MH/MR Case Manager S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training Mechanicsburg PA
Pre-School Teacher Hildebrandt Learning Center Lancaster PA
Preschool Teacher
Raquets Edge Kids N' Fitness
Colchester VT
Prevention Specialist
United Health Services Dayton OH
Project Administrator
Fibertek
Ft Belfoir
VA
Psychiatric Assistant Life Counseling Services Paoli PA
Residential Counselor Zerby Gap Family Works Spring Mills PA
Residential Services Coordinator
Country Meadows
Hershey PA
School Counselor and Character Dev. Teacher
Kearny Christian Academy Kearny NJ
Service Coordinator Mohawk Opportunities Schenectady NY
Special Education Teacher - Seventh Grade Scott School Harrisburg PA
Staff Support - Behavior Students
Youth Advocate Programs
York PA
Teacher's Assistant
Educare Newark DE
Temp Staff Support
Messiah College
Grantham PA
Volunteer Specialist (HR)
American Red Cross Harrisburg PA



Other Potential Jobs
Seminary Student, Graduate Student in Marriage and Family Therapy, Family Studies, Child Development/Psychology, Adult Development, Gerontology, Social Work, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology or Guidance Counseling, Parenting Lesson Instructor, Family Mediator, Family Life Extension Agent, Formal Teaching, Community Education, Curriculum and Resource Development, Health Care, Military Family Support, Counseling, Ministry, Advocate/Lobbyist, Director of Social Service Agency.

 

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