Education and Social Services

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.

Welcome to the Education and Social Services career community!

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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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Morgan Reiss

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Morgan Reiss

Major: Psychology

Minors: Human Development and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, and Cognitive Science

Year: Senior

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? I was an intern at the Department of Children and Families …

By Arianna Dines
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The “Hidden” Help in Your Teaching and Education Career Plan

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There are a lot of ways to find opportunities for jobs, internships, and careers, and there are a lot of people who will offer guidance and advice if you network with them. Networking takes many forms, it can be connecting …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations Michael Petro
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Industry Spotlight: Careers in Education

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Are you a CLAS student who’s interested in a career in education? Check out this blog post for some great resources on entering the field of education!

In this post:

Alumni Insights
Relevant Articles
Industry Job Boards
Professional Associations

Alumni …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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