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Careers in human resource development

Potential employers

  • bureau of labor
  • business training facilities
  • community agencies
  • companies/corporations
  • consulting firms
  • department of labor
  • educational institutions
  • employment security commission
  • financial institutions
  • government agencies
  • healthcare organizations
  • hotels and restaurants
  • labor unions
  • law firms
  • manufacturing firms
  • nonprofit organizations
  • retail chains
  • staffing agencies

Career opportunities

  • arbitrator
  • benefits and job analysis specialist
  • compensation analyst
  • conciliator
  • consultant
  • director of human resources
  • director of industrial relations
  • director of personnel
  • diversity and talent manager
  • diversity recruitment manager
  • EEO officer
  • employee assistance plan manager
  • employee benefits manager
  • employee benefits specialist
  • employee interviewer
  • employee relations representative
  • employment and placement manager
  • HR information system specialist
  • human resource generalist
  • international HR manager
  • labor relations
  • occupational analyst
  • occupational safety
  • organizational change
  • performance appraisal
  • policy development
  • recruiter
  • researcher
  • technology trainer
  • training and development manager
  • training and development specialist
  • volunteer coordinator

Some careers require postbaccalaureate degrees or training.

Did you know facts Did you know Did you know 100% of human resource development students complete at least one internship.

Job titles and employers of alumni

  • Associate Product Specialist, United Health Group
  • Associate Human Resources Generalist, North Memorial Health Care
  • Associate HR Generalist, HighJump Software
  • Bank Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank
  • College to Career Coordinator, University of Minnesota
  • Financial Recruiter, Coenen Bros
  • HRIS/Compensation Specialist, Endo AMS
  • Human Resources Assistant, Dougherty Financial Group LLC
  • Human Resources Assistant, Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Human Resources Coordinator, Canterbury Park
  • Human Resources Coordinator, First American Corporation
  • Human Resources Coordinator Operations, ClifftonLarsonAllen
  • Human Resources Representative, Case New Holland
  • Human Resource Specialist, United States Postal Service
  • Human Resources & Management Specialist, An-Nuur Business Center
  • OnBoarding Specialist, RevTrak, Inc.
  • Operations Administrator, University of Minnesota Law School Career Center
  • Operations Specialist, Allianz Life
  • Program Specialist (Human resources/training), Thomson Corporation
  • Project Manager (healthcare/consulting), Bernard Hodes Group
  • Purchasing Coordinator, Imation Corp
  • Recruiter, Adecco Staffing, USA
  • Recruiting Coordinator, Perry Ellis International Headquarters
  • Recruiting Coordinator, Dahl Consulting, Inc.
  • Staffing Specialist, Fast Enterprises
  • Staffing Specialist, Metropolitan Council
  • Staffing Specialist, Target Corporation
  • Training Coordinator, University of Minnesota
  • Training Consultant, Ameriprise Financial
  • Workforce Educator, St. Paul Public Schools