What Can I do With a Degree in Human Resource Management?

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List of Employers and Job Titles Developed from Job Postings in Handshake for Human Resource Management Majors

Human Resource Management majors may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience. Career-related internships or career-related part-time jobs may be a prerequisite to finding professional-level employment after graduation.

The following list of employers and job titles was derived from the University Career Center's jobs database where the employer specifically requested human resource management majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for human resource management majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

  • Affinity Property Management — Human Resources Manager
  • American Red Cross — Human Resources Director
  • Banfield Pet Hospital — HRMS Data Coordinator Team Resources, College Recruiting Coordinator
  • Beaverton School District — Human Resources Analyst I
  • Benton County — Human Resources Analyst
  • Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare — Human Resources Representative
  • Central City Concern — Employment Specialist
  • City of Beaverton — Human Resources Consultant
  • City of Corvallis — Human Resources Technician
  • City of Portland — Human Resources Site Team Manager
  • City of Salem — Administrative Analyst III, Human Resources Analyst
  • Clark College — Workforce Pathways Program Manager
  • City of Vancouver — Employee Labor Relations Specialist, Human Resources Program Assistant, Employee Services Manager
  • Columbia Sportswear — Human Resources Benefits Administrator
  • Consonus Health — Human Resources
  • Cowlitz County — Human Services Manager
  • Education Service District 105 (ESD 105) — Human Resources Director
  • Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) — HR Compensation and Benefits Analyst
  • Evergreen State College — Senior Human Resources Generalist/Civil Rights Specialist
  • Farmers Insurance Group — Employee Relations Specialist
  • Full Sail Brewing Company — Human Resources Assistant
  • Grays Harbor College — Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Georgia-Pacific Corporation — Entry Level Human Resources Professional
  • Intel Corporation — Human Resources International Student Hire Program
  • Kaiser Permanente — Payroll Specialist II
  • Kimley-Horn and Associates — Human Resources Representative
  • Knowledge Learning Corporation — Human Resources Specialist
  • Laika — Jr. Human Resources Specialist
  • Lattice Semiconductor Corporation — Compensation Analyst - Senior/Supervisor
  • LAZERQUICK — Assistant to the Director of Training and Franchising
  • Leupold & Stevens — Training & Development Specialist
  • Loaves & Fishes Center — Center Manager
  • Maxim Integrated Products — Benefits Administrator, HRIS Analyst
  • Mercy Corps — Entry Level Human Resources Assistant
  • Metropolitan Public Defender (MPD) — Human Resources Assistant
  • Milgard Manufacturing — Human Resources Representative
  • Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) — Human Resources Generalist
  • NACCO Industries — Senior Human Resources Administrator
  • Nautilus Group — Human Resources Compensation
  • Netflix — HR Coordinator
  • Nike — Global HR Operations Specialist
  • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) — Human Resources Analyst 2, Human Resources Manager
  • Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) — Human Resources Analyst 1
  • Oregon State Bar — Human Resources Manager
  • Oregon State University (OSU) — Employee Benefits Manager
  • Oregon Steel Mills — Human Resources Representative
  • Pacific Interpreters — Staffing and Support
  • Pendleton Woolen Mills — Human Resources Manager
  • Pension Planners Northwest — Retirement Plan Administrator
  • Portland Community College (PCC) — Career Placement Specialist-Steps to Success Teen Branch, Bilingual Career Specialist
  • Portland Public Schools — Human Resources Administrator, Compensation & Benefits Manager
  • Portland State University (PSU) — Academic Employment Coordinator
  • Prosper Portland — Human Resources Manager
  • SAIF Corporation — Human Resources Assistant, Employee Relations and Employment Manager
  • Sherwin Williams/Purdy — Human Resources Trainee
  • Tacoma Public Schools — Legislative and Labor Relations Director
  • TriMet — Compensation & Benefits Analyst, Senior Human Resources Representative, Benefits Analyst
  • Unisys — Recruitment Assistant
  • US Bureau of Land Management — Human Resources Assistant
  • US Department of Labor — Equal Opportunity Specialist
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center — Human Resources Specialist
  • Washington's Lottery — Human Resources Consultant 3
  • Washington State University (WSU) — Labor and Employee Relations Specialist
  • Xfinity — Manager Human Resources

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Resources with Descriptions of Roles that may be of interest to Human Resource Management Majors

Occupational Outlook Handbook: From the US Department of Labor

The Occupational Outlook Handbook describes careers and includes information on educational requirements, earnings, and job outlook.

Occupation and Wage Information from the Oregon Employment Department

Occupation Profiles include current openings, wage ranges, employment outlook and projections.

Government Classification Specifications

Classification Specifications are generic descriptions of jobs in government agencies. This is not a list of current openings. Generally, classification specifications provide an overview of the job and describe essential duties and responsibilities as well as requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) and educational requirements. Salary information may also be included. 

City Positions

City of Beaverton Class Specifications with salary information

City of Gresham Class Specifications with salary information

City of Lake Oswego Classification Specifications with salary information

City of Portland Classification Specifications

County Positions

Clackamas County Classification Specifications

Clark County Hourly (Non Exempt) Job Descriptions with Pay Schedule and Salaried / Management (Exempt) Job Descriptions with Pay Schedule

Multnomah County Job Profiles/Class Specifications with salary information

Washington County Classification Specifications with salary information

State Positions

Oregon Job Profiles with Salary Information

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Professional Associations

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