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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.

On-Campus Opportunities for Undergraduates Interested in Education

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Many undergraduate students have an interest in working in education – but are not sure where to get started. Education is a broad field, which can include classroom teaching, managing a program in an educational setting, employee development and training in …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Social Work Job Market Trending High

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With the increased awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues and anticipation of the US population that is 65+ years old doubling from 2016-2060 (Population Reference Bureau), there is expected to be a steady increase in demand for social …

By Marisa Tatiwong
Marisa Tatiwong Corporate Partner Relations Coordinator Marisa Tatiwong
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Career Fairs ARE for students interested in education & social services!

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The Center for Career Development’s annual All-University Fall Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 25, 2019; and the STEM-focused Career Fair is the next day on Thursday, September 26, 2019. I know what you might be thinking: “Ana, …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Factors to Consider – Counseling Graduate Programs

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One of my best professional experiences was pursuing a graduate degree in counseling – my experience as a graduate student taught me so much about myself, how to effectively support those around me, and the types of environments in which I …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Graduate Student Internship Success Story: Gabriel Camacho

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Name: Gabriel Camacho
Undergraduate education: University of Virginia
Graduate education: Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut.

What are your research interests?
My research interests are to understand the role that stereotypes and prejudice play in racial/ethnic disparities across an …

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