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Access resources about careers in education, government, and social services - including specialized job & internship databases and our guides to resumes, cover letters & more.

Industry Resources

Research the Field

Contextualize the different career opportunities within the Education, Policy & Social Services industry - including salary ranges, qualifications, and specific career pathways - by reviewing the following resources:

You can also review the Occupational Outlook Handbook for fields within the industry, including Social Services, Education, and Legal.

Find Industry Opportunities

Handshake is a great place to start your search, but industry-specific databases can help you find unique, highly specialized opportunities. Depending on your specific interests, you may want to consult the following sites:

Consult a Professional Organization

Professional Organizations are local or national groups that advocate for specific industries. Connecting with one - either by visiting their website, becoming a member, or attending one of their events - is a great way to learn more about the industry, network with other professionals, and discover potential opportunities. A few Business & Entrepreneurship Professional Organizations include:

Resumes, Cover Letters & More

For help standing out in the job & internship search, consider attending a drop-in, submitting your resume or cover letter for an online document review, or consulting our resource pages:

Curious about how your identity may play a role in your future career? Check out our Identity-Based Resources.

The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs

How to Join an Interest Group

  • Step 1: Log in to Handshake.
  • Step 2: Click on your name in the top right corner.
  • Step 3: Click on "Career Interests" and complete a 2-minute survey. Be sure to indicate which interest group(s) you would like to join.

You can go back at any time to change your group or join another.

 

Career Counselors

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ana-cristina.medal@uvm.edu

 

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lisa.torchiano@uvm.edu

 

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