Careers & Internships

You've chosen to study education. What's next? 

Students who choose to study education go on to a wide variety of careers both in and outside of the classroom. The university's Career Center is a vital resource on campus, providing detailed data on past students' experiences and advising students as they forge their own paths. Whether you are pursuing teacher certification or want to use your knowledge about education in some other industry, our professors and advisers will help you find your way. 

Recent education majors have gone on to jobs with such titles as: 

  • Clinical Research Assistant
  • Corps Member
  • Education Research and Management Fellow
  • High School Physics Teacher
  • Literacy Tutor
  • Management and Program Analyst
  • Math & Science Teacher
  • Naval Supply Office


people in classroom with laptops

The Career Center

Register for Handshake

Handshake is a career management system where you can search and apply for jobs, internships, and co-ops, manage your applications, and RSVP for programs and workshops. With Handshake, you can also upload and submit application materials such as resumes, cover letters, and other supporting materials like writing samples and portfolios.

Visit Handshake

Browse Resources and Tools

The Career Center has an abundant amount of resources and guides to help you along your journey.

Career Center Resources and Tools

Make an Appointment

Don't be shy - whether you're just starting to think of options or have a specific path in mind, it's easy to meet with a career advisor! The Career Center's online tool lets you schedule an appointment at any time and help find the right advisor to get started.

meet a career adviser

Top Destinations for 2018 Graduates

Post-Grad Employers

City Year, Inc.
Greenheart Exchange
North Country School
U.S. Department of Justice
United States Navy
University City School District
University of North Carolina Hospital
Urban Teachers
Washington University in St. Louis

Internships (Pre and Post-Grad)

American Institutes for Research
Breakthrough Collaborative
Brigham and Womens Hospital
District of Columbia Public Schools
Generation Teach
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate / Medical / Law Schools

Johns Hopkins University
University of Massachusetts - Boston