Explore Possibilities

Explore Possibilities

Create Your Vision

Career exploration is a lifelong process. No matter where you are now, you should always be thinking about future opportunities and possibilities. A successful career requires knowledge of yourself, awareness of realistic possibilities, and then planning the steps needed to reach your goal.

Considering a future in education?

  • Check out the Education Career Guide, which will walk you through opportunities in education.
  • The Professional Distinction series is designed to help you become the best first-year teacher with a focus on building up your teaching identity and providing strategies to manage the demands of being a teacher. Enroll in these courses to show future employers and principals that you're ready for the next step in starting your career.
  • Attend one of our workshops to gain insight into current trends in the field of education and career opportunities across the United States.
  • Schedule a career coaching appointment with one of our advisors in Handshake.
  • Learn about teaching careers at O*NET Online.

My experience at IU has everything to do with the success in my current position. I constantly look back to the methods I learned in my courses at the School of Ed when I’m teaching in classrooms around the state.

Heather Hill – School of Education ’10 graduate; Outreach Educator, Horsing Around with Art Coordinator, Kentucky Derby Museum

Already majoring in education?

  • Make an appointment with a Career Connections advisor to talk one-on-one about your interests and goals.
  • Adding a minor or license addition can help maximize your marketability and add breadth to your education.
  • Think about taking the Myers Briggs Type Indicator at the Career Development Center to identify how your personality type might affect your learning and teaching styles.
  • Use the Education Career Guide to find information and news about the field.
  • Become more familiar with teaching careers at O*NET Online.
  • Set up your account on Career Connections Online and use it to see where job are currently available.
  • See what School of Education alumni have accomplished by requesting access to the IU Alumni Association’s Alumni Directory.

Feel like you have a pretty good vision?

Now let’s start working toward your goals.

Start your life-changing journey

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