Your major is just the beginning...

Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.

To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).

To build your resume, please review Hiatt's sample resumes.

Internships

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The Brandeis Internship Exchange is a convenient online tool to find and share internship opportunities.

Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to search internships by major.

Education Studies & Teacher Education

Overview
First Destination Data
Alumni Career Paths
Skills, Abilities & Knowledge
Internships
What to do with a degree in Education
Sample of Occupations
Education Web Sites
Graduate School Information

Overview 

The EducationProgram is dedicated to preparing teachers who combine academic accomplishment with a passion for teaching, a commitment to social justice, and a love of learning.

The Education Studies Major is designed for students interested in the social, historical, and cultural contexts of education, and the role of education in shaping policy, practice, learning, and identity.

First Destination Data

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable excel spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that Education Studies & Teacher Education alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.

The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as an Education Studies & Teacher Education major at Brandeis.

Education Alumni

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as an Education major at Brandeis.

Year
Company
Title
Industry
1996 Commonwealth of Massachusetts  Trial Courts Judicial Law Clerk Law
1999 Lawrence School  Guidance Councilor Education, PreK-12
1999 Visiting Nurse Service Human Resources Specialist  Human Resources and Recruiting
1999 Ivins, Phillips & Barker  Attorney Law
1999 Wilbur Wright College  College Advisor Education, Higher
2000 Columbia University Development Officer Education, Higher
2001 North Quincy High School English Teacher Education, PreK-12
2002 Time Inc. Associate Manager Human Resources and Recruiting
2004 Central Institute for the Deaf  Teacher of the Deaf  Education, PreK-12
2005 Winn Brook School  Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher  Education, PreK-12

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge

Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus

Internships 

In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills.  The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities.  Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.

What to Do with a Degree in Education (.pdf)


Education: Sample of Possible Occupations


Education Web Sites


Graduate School Information and Resources