Career Communities

Helping Professions & Education

EDUCATION & HELPING PROFESSIONS


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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OCCUPATIONS & BROAD INDUSTRIES:

  • 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

EDUCATION RESOURCES:

Helpful Resources

 

Job Search Resources/Tools by State

 

Additional Job Search Resources / Tools

 

  • CharterSchoolJobs.com
    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).
  • EducationAmerica.net
    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.
  • Great Teacher
    Allows users to search a job bank for openings according to state or key word.
  • 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.
  • SchoolSpring.com
    A helpful employment source for educators.
  • Teach for America
    Teachers commit to teaching for two years in urban or rural schools.
  • Teachers.Net
    Provides job seekers with a job bank, chat boards, curriculum resources, and a lesson plan book. Users can receive e-mails on new vacancy listings and utilize internet career seminars.
  • 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.

    CONNECT WITH YOUR COMMUNITY TODAY

  • 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
Career Services Center - Cindy Holland
CAREER COMMUNITY COUNSELOR

CINDY HOLLAND

 302-831-8572

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TOP TEN EMPLOYERS:

- 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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