The Education, Non-Profit & Human Services Career Community is geared towards providing resources and tools to those interested in working within the education, non-profit and human services sectors.  Learn about academic requirements, internships, student organizations and other ways to help provide you with a competitive edge upon entering the field.

These industries, often referred to as “Helping professions” provide various settings for employment.

The field of education can take you in and beyond the classroom. Whether you are interested in working with students, administration – or perhaps within curriculum development – there are many avenues that an education degree can take you. Human services, a broad term which encompasses social work, psychology and other related fields, provide a full range of support services. These services may include counseling, nursing, behavioral management, therapy etc. Although most commonly working within non-profit, it is also common to find these types of workers within private or profit settings. In addition, as an increasingly growing sector – non-profit organizations continue to grow and impact our communities on a local and national scale. Non-profits may be advocacy groups, charities, educational institutions, hospitals etc.

6 Things Your College Career Center Can Do for You

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Don’t wait until senior year to get major, internship and job guidance

We asked Annie Suffredini, executive director of career & professional development, and Senior Director Amy Novak to explain the many ways …

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What are Companies Looking for When They Hire New Graduates?

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You may not have experience at a 9-5 job, but you have skills companies are looking for.

One of the most overwhelming things about being a new graduate is finding that first job. …

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Why Should I Get an Internship?

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Experts share the benefits of internships and tips on how to get one

An internship is an invaluable experience. It is an opportunity for students to get relevant work experience to put on …

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Outcome data for Sacred Heart University is obtained through the Center for Career & Professional Development, in accordance with national standards. We extend our First-Destination survey to students who have received Bachelor’s Degrees in the respective year are surveyed from the time of graduation, to 12-months following graduation.

 

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SHU Pioneers pursue a variety of careers paths after graduation; most recent respondents indicated they are:

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