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Careers and Internships

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What can I do with a degree in education?

While in college, gain experience working with children and teenagers in the classroom and other educational settings. Whether you major in community, youth, and education studies or minor in education, you will be well prepared for a career in teaching, as well as school administration, corporate training, public administration, library science, museum work, social work, and more.

Career Fields

  • Elementary, middle, and secondary teaching
  • School administration
  • Special education teaching
  • School counseling
  • Tutoring and test preparation
  • Curriculum development
  • Social work
  • Education policy creation and development
  • Government
  • Child care
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Career and Internship Opportunities for Education Students

If you major in community, youth, and education studies, or minor in education, there are numerous career paths to pursue. Clark’s Career Connections Center can help you develop a plan for pursuing your career goals.  Also check out ClarkCONNECT, which links you with alumni mentors and employers, and Handshake, Clark’s online job search website.

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Clark Funding for Undergraduate Internships and Research

Interested in pursuing an internship, research, or creative project, but wondering how you’ll pay rent? Apply for Clark funding to support your experience during the school year or summer. Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC).


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Contact Information

Department of Education

Office Location
  • Jonas Clark Hall
    Clark University
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7222
  • 1-508-793-8864