Welcome!

Welcome to the Education & Social Services career community!

For students and alumni interested in exploring opportunities in the fields of education, teaching, corporate training, counseling and social work, higher education, and more – this is the perfect community for you. No matter your major or academic program, if you have an interest in exploring education or social services-based opportunities, this is the place for you. In this space, you will find:

  • A sampling of the many jobs and internships featured on Handshake, the University’s job search platform, managed by the Center for Career Development;
  • UConn alumni who can serve as meaningful mentors, working at organizations such as PeerForward, Achievement First, Education Center Inc., Clark University, the University of Connecticut, and much more;
  • Insight on the field via blog posts written by Center for Career Development staff, alumni with tailored experience, and interns who have experience in various roles;
  • And student and professional organizations to consider joining to get more experience both on- and off-campus!

When you join this community, you will receive emails at regular intervals featuring jobs, internships, helpful career advice, and upcoming event information tailored to your interests – be sure to join today!

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso