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.  


Technology in Education: Promoting Student Engagement 

Explore how technology can be used to inspire students, customize learning, and bring together students for the future of work. 

By Jessica Lockwood
Jessica Lockwood
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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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Husky Mentors

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Featured Resources

Education & Social Services Resources

Many programs in education and social services include practicum experiences. Learn more about those here.

Practicum Requirements: UConn Counselor Education …

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Career Search Engines
In addition to engaging in networking, searching online can be a viable option to supplement internship and co-op efforts. In …
Top School Jobs

Education Week TopSchoolJobs offers you a dynamic marketplace of high-quality educators, administrators, and other education professionals drawing viewers from Education Week and …

TeamWork Online

TeamWork Online is a Recruiting System designed specifically for sports and live events and focused on a single goal: attracting …

Connecticut REAP

Connecticut REAP is a free service designed to help educators find new and exciting teaching jobs, administrative jobs and other …