Welcome to the Education and Social Services career community!

This page has been tailored to this specific community and its industry-related opportunities for students and alumni. Browse this page for alumni to engage with, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and blog posts to deepen your understanding. To discuss career opportunities and how to prepare for roles in this industry, consider meeting with a career coach. Meetings can be scheduled by clicking here.

Want to Make a Difference? Consider Virtual Volunteering!

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There are times when we might feel like we can’t do anything; that the world is out of control, and especially out of our grasp. With the way that our lives have been flipped upside down due to the COVID-19 …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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7 Ways to Advocate for the Environment

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With global environmental crises in the news lately, a lot of us are wondering how we can make a difference. There are many ways to advocate for a livable planet, whether you’re doing a few hours of volunteer work or …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Use State Government Websites to Find Opportunities

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Exploring government websites can be very helpful in identifying state priorities and issues, the departments dedicated to those, and future opportunities. If you have already found a position to apply to, reading other parts of the website can give you …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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Ending Strong at Your Practicum


Congratulations, you have finished your practicum! Hopefully, you were able to learn many new things about your field, continued to improve skills, and made professional connections. Though you have finished this experience, there are many things that you can do …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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International Student Success Story: Hao-Jan Luh

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The Experiential Learning Awards are the Center for Career Development’s way to celebrate the tremendous experiences of the students and employers we work with each day! The 2019 Graduate Student Intern of the Year was awarded to Hao-Jan Luh. Here …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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