ERIC Number: ED118834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Consider the College Student Development Profession: Prepare for Careers in Student Personnel Activities, Counseling, and Administration.
Council of Student Personnel Associations in Higher Education, Detroit, MI.; College Placement Council, Bethlehem, PA.
The document presents an overview of the different career opportunities which exist in the student development profession at the college level. The different aspects of involvement in a complex educational setting, such as the college or university, are presented with a discussion of the consulting, administering, and instructing functions of student development. Aspects of personalizing education, qualifications of a student development practitioner, development of the profession, compensation, and means of advancement are also covered. The different positions available in the student development field include: (1) administrators of student development, (2) admissions and records officers, (3) career planning and placement officers, (4) college student housing, (5) counseling, (6) student activities, (7) student financial aid, (8) student union staff, and (9) special programs. A list of institutions providing preparation programs (inservice and preservice), a list of references, and a brief description of the Council of Student Personnel Associations in Higher Education are included. (EC)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Student Personnel Associations in Higher Education, Detroit, MI.; College Placement Council, Bethlehem, PA.