Tasks associated with human resources and training often include attracting, selecting, training, assessing, and rewarding human capital. Human resource management is a term used to describe a set of tasks aimed at effectively managing an organization’s employees, commonly known as its human resources or human capital. Industry professionals will simultaneously oversee organizational leadership and culture.
Designing your major
Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to human resources and training, including:
Learn about careers in the field
- Chief Executive
- Chief Sustainability Officer
- Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist
- Compensation and Benefits Manager
- Compliance Manager
- Education Administrator, Postsecondary
- Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisor
- Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officer
- General and Operations Manager
- Human Resources Manager
- Human Resources Specialist
- Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
- Instructional Coordinator
- Training and Development Specialist
- Training and Development Manager
Learn through experience
Join a student organization
Student organizations can help us clarify our interests and build experience. Here are a few ideas of organizations in this area:
- 812 Consulting
- Human Resource Association
- Human Rights Awareness Council
- IU Dance Marathon
- Indiana University Student Foundation
- Student Alumni Association
- Union Board
Volunteering in the community has many benefits for the community and for your personal and professional development. How can you use your knowledge and skills to make a difference?
- Area 10 Agency on Aging
- City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
- Habitat for Humanity ReStore
- Hoosier Hills Food Bank
- Life Designs (Administrative)
- Monroe County Humane Association
- South Central Community Action Program
Interested in graduate school?
In this field, some common graduate school programs may include Human Resources Management, Organizational Leadership, Project Management, Business Administration and Management, Healthcare Management, and many more!
There are many ways to explore careers, through research, gaining experience, and talking with other people. Your career coach is here to mentor you and help you find ways to explore that fit you best.