Education and Sports

Welcome to the Education and Sports community!

The Education and Sports community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the education and sports industries.  As a follower of the Education and Sports community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  


Education Jobs Outside of the Classroom

There are plenty of options for those with a teaching degree other than teaching. Written and communication skills, problem solving and critical thinking give you the opportunity to work in roles outside of the classroom.

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Associate Director, Student Engagement
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How to Become a Teacher Without a Master’s Degree

Interested in becoming a teacher, but not sure if you want to go through the school of education? There is the ability to receive an alternative teacher certification through another kind of program.

By Eunice Asante
Eunice Asante
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10 Questions with Sakeena Everett

A new faculty member, Everett is an avid literacy advocate and expert in urban education, teacher education, and literacy education. Here we explore her recent publication for the National Council of Teachers of English.

By Shawn Kornegay
Shawn Kornegay Publicity/Marketing Administrator
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Laying a New Foundation Before Building Up

UConn’s first integrative studies student bridges passion for art, engineering in research and life. Learn about Arpita Kurdekar, an integrated studies Ph.D. candidate in the School of Fine Arts, the Neag School of Education, and the School of Engineering at UConn.

By Kimberly Phillips
Kimberly Phillips University Public Relations Associate 2
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What are the programs that the Neag School of Education offers? 

UConn’s Neag School of Education is a prestigious graduate program for education and is ranked number 16 for public graduate schools of education in the nation. The Neag School seeks to improve education and social systems to create an equitable …

By Eunice Asante
Eunice Asante
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Husky Mentors

  • Professional Athlete FC Como Women
  • Coordinator, TOK and Observer Program Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games
  • Associate Director of Championships and Alliances, Broadcast Services NCAA
  • Connecticut, USA

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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

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