Jobs in Emerging Areas. Some aging studies specialists work outside the boundaries of traditional professional fields. Several thousand professionals have earned degrees in aging studies/gerontology, and most have found jobs that do not require certification or licensing. Examples include entrepreneurs, geriatric care managers, marketing specialists, program planners, and trainers.
Employment settings for Aging Studies Specialist:
- Adult Day Care
- Aging research & policy institutes
- Assisted Living Communities
- Advocacy Groups
- Case Management
- Community organizations
- Elder Law
- State and Government Agencies
- Lifelong health programs
- Long Term Insurance Companies
- Mental Health
- Older adult housing
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Religious Organizations
- Skilled Nursing Facilities
Professional Organization for Careers in Aging
Kansas Department of Aging | Find Jobs
This site has a list of organizations in Wichita that serve older adults in making decisions that affect their health care and living situation. Use this site to explore your options.
Explore Careers in Aging Resource website
This site lists several articles related to entering the field of aging.
AgeWork Career Center
This is the Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) career website. This site provides job seekers and employers with job listings.
American Society on Aging (ASA) Job Board
This site contains listings of jobs at ASA and other organizations.
AARP Career Opportunities
This is AARP's career site for job openings and internships in their various departments.
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
This site contains information about job openings and student programs at CMS.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
This NCOA's job board website allows job seekers and employers to post openings.
Veteran's Administration Jobs
This site offers careers that help serve America's veterans.