Career Resources

Move Your Career Forward

Take your career to the next level using these tools.

We've compiled a number of resources that will help guide you on your professional path.

Please Note:  Some tools are available to AAFCS members only and require logging in to your MyAAFCS account. 

Featured Career Resources 
Additional Resources at Bottom of Page

Find a Job in Challenging Economic Times

Thirteen Courses with a total of 11 hours of content.  LinkedIn Learning is offering free courses that are geared specifically toward finding a job during this changing job market. 

Prepare for Interviews

Prepare for the interview with these Free Linkedin Learning resources.
Master In-Demand Professional Soft Skills  

LinkedIn Learning offers eleven online courses with a total of 9 hours of content related to professional softskills which help people interact effectively with others.

FCS Career Connection Job Site

AAFCS' premier job site for FCS professionals! You can post your resume, search jobs, and set up job alerts through the FCS Career Connection Job Site

Access the FCS Career Connection Job Site

AAFCS Membership

Our membership community is inclusive of all family and consumer sciences content areas and practice settings, plus allied fields. If you are a student, professional, or volunteer who is committed to helping people lead better lives, you will "find your people" in AAFCS!

Find out more and become an AAFCS member

AAFCS Professional Certification

Becoming certified is the most credible credential a family and consumer sciences professional can achieve. Certification is based on individual mastery of knowledge common and essential to all family and consumer sciences professionals as verified by a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and successful completion of the national competency-based examination.

Find out more and achieve certification

AAFCS Professional Development

AAFCS is committed to offering top quality professional development opportunities to those within the FCS industry. AAFCS Professional Development offer is a member only benefit. Non-members can participate with a paid membership!  

Find out more about AAFCS Professional Development opportunities

FCS University Programs

Membership in the Assembly of Higher Education is available for AAFCS-accredited programs and non AAFCS-accredited units. The unit can be defined as a college, school, division, department, or other institutional entity that prepares students for the family and consumer sciences profession. The Unit must be identified clearly in the institution's catalog(s), bulletins, and other public information documents.

Click on the buttons below to identify accredited and non-accredited members by region.

 

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MyAAFCS Communities

As an AAFCS member you can connect with members in an only forum. To access the communities, you must be a member and log in at MyAAFCS. MyAAFCS is located at the top of the all AAFCS webpages.

MyAAFCS

Career Resources 

Say Yes to FCS   Did you know there is a documented shortage of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) educators across the nation? 
National Directory of University Programs in FCS Education Interactive map of FCS education programs through the United States. 
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Family & Consumer Sciences Information on types of majors, occupations, career outlook and more. 
Family and Consumer Sciences The People-Centered Sciences Information related to the definition of FCS, the value of FCS, content, practice settings and more. 
Prepare for the job interview with LinkedIn Learning Prepare for the interview with these Free Linkedin Learning resources.
Master In-Demand Professional Soft Skills (LinkedIn Learning)  Eleven online courses with a total of 9 hours of content related to professional softskills which help people interact effectively with others. 
Finding a Job during Challenging Economic Times (LinkedIn Learning) Thirteen Courses with a total of 11 hours of content.  LinkedIn Learning is offering free courses that are geared specifically toward finding a job during this changing job market. 
Digital Transformation in Practice: Virtual Collaboration Tools Thirteen Courses with a total of 18 hours of content. LinkedIn Free course on digital transformation that covers working and collaborating in exciting new productive ways.