Career Counseling and Support Services
Before and after you graduate from Erikson, you will have access to our vast network of early childhood professionals: the thousands of alumni, hiring managers, and colleagues we’ve worked with over our 55-year history.
Our career services team will help you assess your career options to put you on the right track to succeed. Through group sessions and individual meetings, we help you set short- and long-term goals, giving you the tools to best present your education and experience to hiring managers and recruiters.
Develop and polish your resume.
Establish an array of cover letters that can be adjusted to the specific opportunity.
Improve your skills and build your confidence through practice and mock interviews.
Attend to learn about resumes, cover letters and social media best practices.
With your Erikson education in early childhood development, education, and social work, you can work and lead in a wide range of disciplines and settings, including:
You can take advantage of Erikson’s staff, resources, and tools to help advance your job search.
You can search for part- and full-time jobs for free via Handshake.
Connect with 25-30 hiring managers and recruiters from local employers each spring.
Add your resume to Erikson’s book of resumes shared out with employers upon request.
Learn the best practices for opening career doors and establishing professional relationships.
Find what you need to build a prepared and informed workforce for your employer. Erikson students and alumni are knowledgeable, collaborative, and dedicated to improving children’s lives. With a strong commitment to help children and families reach their full potential, our students can help you achieve your goals.
Find the candidates you need by posting your job for free via Handshake. Connect with us once your account is created to share your employment opportunities with us.
Search for possible Erikson candidates by requesting Erikson’s digital book of early childhood student and graduate resumes.
Participate in our annual job fair each spring to meet with our students and alumna who bring experience and expertise to help build your team.
Bring early childhood expertise into your organization while supporting the professional growth of students in the field by hosting an intern.