Career Communities

Helping Professions & Education


Explore potential careers and develop industry specific skills for success in the Education & Helping Professions Community. The Career Center offers individual counseling, job and internship resources, networking events, and professional development opportunities to help students succeed. Below is a quick snapshot of relevant industries, career outlook, community specific resources, and related Registered Student Organizations to help direct students along their career path in the Education & Helping Professions Community.

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  • Adult Education
  • Coaching/Athletic Administration
  • College Administration & Student Affairs
  • Counseling (Mental Health; School/Guidance/Career; Marriage/Family; Substance Abuse; Rehabilitation; Crisis; Pastoral; Art/Music Therapy; etc.)
  • Community Services
  • Curriculum Development
  • Education/School Administration
  • Education Advocacy
  • English as a Second Language Teaching
  • Libraries/Information & Media Services
  • Pre-K & K-12 Teaching (Public, Charter & Private/Independent Schools)
  • School Psychology
  • Social & Human Services
  • School Specialists (PT; OT; Speech/Language)
  • Family and Social Services/Social Work
  • Student Services
  • Teaching Abroad
  • Vocational Education
  • Youth Development


Helpful Resources


Job Search Resources/Tools by State


Additional Job Search Resources / Tools


  • AAEE
    Join the American Association for Employment in Education as an Educator Candidate member to become part of a database of candidates available to AAEE school district members, as well as access the job board and other helpful resources.
    A resource for candidates pursuing positions in charter schools nationwide.
  • Council for Exceptional Children
    Click on "Career Center" for job search information (located under the "Professional Development" tab).
    A comprehensive site for those pursuing K-12 teaching, administrative or support jobs.
  • Selected
    Free school matching and career development tools. 1,200+ public/private, PK-12 schools in urban metro areas in the Northeast (NYC, NJ, Philly, DC, Boston) and Los Angeles.
  • K12JobSpot
    Thousands of job postings from schools/school districts across the United States. Free to job seekers.
  • National Public School & School District Locator
    Identify schools, school districts and Federal program information by searching respective databases.
    A helpful employment source for educators.
  • Teach for America
    Teachers commit to teaching for two years in urban or rural schools.
  • Top School Jobs 
    A personal job search tool for educators.

Private/Independent School Information & Placement Services

  • Association of Pre-Professional Leaders in Education (APPLE)
  • Secondary Educators of Tomorrow (SET)
  • Student Association for the Education of Young Children (SAYEC)
  • Academic Support Program Inspiring Renaissance Educators (ASPIRE)
  • Autism Speaks
  • Best Buddies
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Charity Crossing
  • Lori’s Hands
  • Music with Heart
  • Special Olympics

 To find out more about these RSOs and how to get involved, visit Student Central.

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Nichole Hitchner - Career Services

Nichole Hitchner

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Adam Helgeson - Career Services Center


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  • Login to your Handshake account
  • Choose "Personalize Handshake"  at the top of your home screen
  • Choose from 8 different industry focused communities
  • Start learning about jobs, internships, and events that interest you


  • Appoquinimink School District (DE)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Child, Inc.
  • City Year
  • Easter Seals
  • Fairfax County Public Schools (VA)
  • Howard County Public Schools (MD)
  • State of Delaware
  • Success Academy Charter Schools (NY)
  • Teach for America
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