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Education, Non-Profit & Human Services

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.

15 Interview Productivity Hacks

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15 interview productivity hacks to help you get the most out of every interview:

Read more here: https://shuconnect.sacredheart.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/92/2021/02/7-2-interview-productivity-hacks-en.pdf

 

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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8 RESUME BUILDING ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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The holiday lull is real.

Hiring managers are often on vacation. Job postings reduce in volume as companies go into year-end planning. If you are looking for your next employment opportunity, the holidays make it seem like there’s not much …

By Keith Hassell
Keith Hassell Executive Director Keith Hassell
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13 Jobs to Get You Out of the Classroom But Not Out of Education

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The high stakes associated with teaching aren’t a secret. As educators, we’re acutely aware of the significant demands of teaching. When I hear people outside the profession refer to teaching as “a little bit stressful,” I can’t help but bless their little hearts. Since education …

By Katelyn Norkowski
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Outcome data for Sacred Heart University is obtained through surveying of students who received Bachelor’s Degrees in the respective year. The graduating class includes students from December of the previous year, in addition to May and August of that year (the Class of 2018 would include December 2017, May 2018 & August 2018 Bachelor Degree recipients). The data collection occurs from November of the previous year, until the August one-year after the class year (For the Class of 2018, data collection began in November of 2017 and went until August of 2019). Over the past two-years, Sacred Heart averages a 99.5% overall placement rate, with a 95% overall response rate. 

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