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.

Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

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If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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Five Hidden Gems of the Center for Career Development Website

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Five Hidden Gems of the Center for Career Development Website

(To help you enter a career in counseling, and other general information)

As a Psychology and Human Development and Family Sciences double major, attending graduate school is vital for me …

By Sarah Krafcik
Sarah Krafcik CLAS Career Ambassador Sarah Krafcik
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Words to Know: Types of Social Services Professionals

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The U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment in social assistance will grow by 10 percent through 2024, which is faster than the average for all other occupations. Given this growth, here are some terms and titles those striving to work …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Continuing Success in Your Practicum: Midpoint Check-In

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Congratulations, you are halfway through your practicum! You have already spent a lot of time at your practicum and hopefully learned many new things, and there is another half of your experience still to come.  This is a great time …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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How to Best Prepare for the Non-Profit & Service Career Fair! 

Non-Profit and Service Career Fair

Careers for the Common Good is excited to announce the 2020 Non-Profit and Service Career Fair on February 28th, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The Career Fair is a wonderful opportunity for students to engage with over 75 non-profits, …

By Ashley Andino
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