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.  


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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Opening Eyes and Minds: UConn Experts Help Transform Connecticut K-12 Curricula

State turns to CLAS faculty for expertise on Black and Latino history, Asian American and Pacific Islander studies, and more.

By Heather Moylan
Heather Moylan Editor 2
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Teach for Australia – Leading a Classroom Experience

Gain valuable experience towards becoming a teacher through this virtual classroom experience geared towards helping future educators build critical skills.

By Alicja Kurpinowicz
Alicja Kurpinowicz
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5 ways BIPOC Students Can Launch a Career in the Sports Industry

Are you a BIPOC student interested in the sports industry?

Learn about the steps to take so that you can meet your career goals!

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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Husky Mentors

  • Providence, RI
  • School Psychologist Argosy Collegiate Charter School
  • Certified Athletic Training Fellow United States Naval Academy
  • Head Coach of Competitive Aquatics YMCA of the North Shore
  • Creator, Executive Producer The Scuttlebutt's What?

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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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