Education Career Community

Education Career Community

Explore the Education Career Community

The education career community includes those interested in careers related to the planning, management, and provision of educational, training, and learning support services.

  • Liberal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Science
  • History
  • Language and Culture Studies
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Political Science

Here is a snapshot of the various areas you could specialize in with a career in Education:

  • Education Technology
  • Educational Leadership and Policy
  • Library and Information Science
  • Higher Education
  • K-12 Teaching and Instruction
  • Training and Development

There are a wide variety of jobs within the Education industries.  Some sample jobs are listed below:

  • Curriculum Developers
  • Student Affairs Professionals
  • Education Directors and Museum Teachers
  • English as a Second Language Teachers
  • Tutors and Trainers
  • College and School Administrators
  • College Professors

Much like the many roles you could pursue in Education, there are also a variety of work environments.  These might include:

  • K-12 Schools
  • Universities
  • Nonprofits
  • Education technology companies or startups
  • Research institutions or think tanks
  • Human resources departments
  • Government and private organizations

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Three easy steps to get started and one step closer to finding your next opportunity:

1. Log in.

We’ve already set up a Handshake account for you. Just go to and log in with your GO Portal credentials

2. Introduce Yourself
Your profile is your time to shine, so don’t be shy about listing your accomplishments. Because the more potential employers know about you, the better the chance they’ll reach out. Make sure to list all of your hard work — in the classroom and out — in your profile.

3. Tell us what you want to do and where you want to be.
Set your preferences for the types of jobs and locations you’re interested in, so we find the right opportunities for you. Because searching through hundreds of job postings that don’t fit isn’t a good use of your time. Let us help!

You’re in good company. And good news for you, we’ve got the tools to help you take the first step. And then the next. Oh, to be decisive. Let’s get you hired.

Career questions, answered. All in one place.

Explore the early career Q&A library to find the answers you've been looking for.

  • Go to the Q&A tab and click Explore to see thousands of questions and answers from other students and new grads.
  • Filter by trending topics, or search for answers to your own specific questions.
  • Can't find what you're looking for? Click My Questions to ask your own.

Job and internship reviews for the companies you're interested in.

Want a glimpse into the day-to-day life of an intern? Or the inside scoop on the interview process?

  • Find reviews right on Employer Pages on Handshake.
  • Search for a specific company to find the Reviews and Interviews tabs.
  • Like it if you find it helpful to make it easier for other students to find or Message the reviewer for more information!

Real talk. Ask real students real questions.

Message students and alumni who've gotten amazing jobs through Handshake, and find out how they did it.

  • Navigate to the Students tab.
  • Filter by major, previous employers, school, and much more to find students with similar interests, skills, or career preferences as you
  • Message them with questions about anything - from their their professional experience to classes they'd recommend.

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Build a strong profile.

  • Add recent work or volunteer experience. What'd you do this summer?
  • Include your skills and organizations. Employers search for students based on what they list on their profile - make sure to be thorough!

Adding these elements to your profile makes you 5x more likely to get a message from a recruiter!

  • Make your profile public so that employers are able to proactively find you!

Keep your career interests up to date.

  • In the "For Employers Only" section, add career and location interests to help recruiters find you
    more easily.
  • Tell us your preferences and we'll send you relevant job, internship, and event recommendations.
  • Open the Career Interests page in your profile options, and select your career community. Don't forget to click save!

Show employers you're interested.

  • Keep track of which employers have viewed your profile and favorite employers to let them know
    you're interested.
  • Apply to jobs! It might sound obvious, but the first step to landing an opportunity is applying.

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  • During the time windows listed above, click the "Join Resume Rush" button below to drop into the Zoom meeting. You'll be placed into a waiting room and admitted as soon the Career Abassadors have finished with any students ahead of you.  

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