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Career Pathways: Education

Earlhamites from all majors have found careers in the Education sector. Use this guide to identify ways to start building your portfolio.


Apply for Internships

Log into Handshake and fill out your profile and the Career Interest Survey to see suggested internships that match your interests. Schedule an appointment with a Career Coach to talk about your options and internship funding opportunities.


Volunteer in Richmond

Log in to Earlham Engage to follow some of these agencies and find out about their volunteer needs.

  • Local elementary, middle and high schools
  • Amigos: The Latino Richmond Center
  • Birth to Five
  • Boy Scouts of America, Cross roads of America Council
  • Boys and Gild Clubs of Wayne County
  • Community Action of East Central Indiana Head Start
  • Early Learning and Family Literacy Center
  • Excel Center
  • Girls Inc.
  • Hayes Arboretum
  • Joseph Moore Museum
  • Junior Achievement of Eastern Indiana Inc.
  • Morrisson-Reeves Library
  • Richmond Adult Education Center
  • Richmond Art Museum
  • Townsend Community Center
  • United Way
  • Wayne County Literacy Coalition
  • Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center Inc.
  • Americorps service (after graduation)
  • Teach for America (after graduation)

Related Earlham Programs:


Any subject you would want to teach

Master of Arts in Teaching


Useful Links:

Education Week: TopSchoolJobs

Higher Ed Jobs

School Spring

K12 Job Spot

Teach for America

National Association for Independent Schools

Also check state and federal Departments of Education

US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook (Education, Training, and Library Occupations)


Possible Job Titles:

  • Pre-K/Kindergarten/Elementary School/Middle School/High School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Professor/Instructor/Lecturer
  • Educational Program Specialist
  • Education Resource Specialist
  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Coach
  • Principal
  • Superintendent
  • Adult Education (GED prep, literacy education)
  • Librarian
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Richmond, Indiana
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