Are you looking for a career with a mission? Then consider pursuing a career in Education. Teachers/or Educators are critical thinkers and life-long learners who promote diversity, work collaboratively, and advocate for their students.
Sample of Careers in Education:
- Adult Education
- Bilingual Education
- Educational Administration
- Elementary Education
- Guidance Counselor
- Higher Education Professionals
- Library Services
- Secondary Education
- Special Education
- Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)
The Career Center (LH208) offers ample resources and services that will assist you in exploring and planning to become a Teacher /or Educator.
As your College Career Specialist, I can assist you in:
• Major and Career Exploration
• Internship and Job Search
• Resume, Cover Letters, and Job Search Letters
• Graduate and Professional School
• Professional Networking
Remember, the key to success is starting early and being intentional in your planning towards your future career goals. If you need further assistance with your career exploration, career planning, and career preparation; schedule an appointment by calling (657) 278-3121.
Center for Careers in Teaching:
If you are considering a career in teaching please visit the CCT for assistance in Academic advising. The CCT help you determined the appropriate majors, minors, general education, pre-requisite or any other course needed to enter a credential program.
For more information on the single and multiple subject credential programs, please visit the CSUF-Center for Careers in Teaching in Education Classroom Building (EC379) or go to
California Educator Credentialing Examinations Resource Sites:
If you are interested in Teaching you are required to take and pass the following qualifying exams such as the CSET, the CBEST and the RICA. For more information check out the following sites.
Educator Credentialing Examinations: www.ctcexams.nesinc.com
Commission on Teacher Credentialing: www.ctc.ca.gov
Sample Job/Internship Search and Resource Sites:
Career Center's Titan Connection (accessible through student portal)
K-12 positions (certificated and classified)-EDJOIN
Higher Education Jobs
California Community College Registry
TEACH California: www.teachcalifornia.org
American Association for Employment in Education: www.aaee.org
California Teachers Association – www.cta.org
Peace Corps: www.peacecorps.gov
Note that some of the ESL (English as Second Language) positions may ask for TESOL or TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) credentials (master’s or certifications).
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship: Scholarship for Teaching English Abroad
JET: English teaching opportunities in Japan
World Teach: programs for teaching English abroad
Dave's ESL Cafe - www.eslcafe.com - "The Internet's Meeting Place for ESL/EFL Students and Teachers from Around the World!"
ESLJOBS.com - www.esljobs.com -Search by region of the world to browse jobs teaching English as a Second Language
English International - www.english-international.com - Information and advice on teaching English overseas
Office of Overseas Schools - www.state.gov/m/a/os/ - Includes U.S. Department of State listings of schools, training programs, and employment opportunities
Jobs Abroad in Spain- jobs.goabroad.com/search/spain/jobs-abroad-1
International Jobs-Working Overseas- www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/79765.htm (this site has a listing of resources through the US Department of State, I clicked on American Citizens Abroad and navigated through the tabs to helpful information and found a listing various working abroad programs, under links to other sites: hamericansabroad.org/helpful-information/links-other-sites/, you may want to do the same with others).
Education Professional Associations:
National Education Association: http: www.nea.org
Association of American Educators: www.aaeteachers.org
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA): www.naspa.org
American College Personnel Association (ACPA): www.myacpa.org
National Association of School Psychologists: www.nasponline.org
College of Education Student Organizations
Child and Adolescent Studies Student Association (CSUF CASSA) -
CASSA is for students from any majors who are interested in working with children and/or adolescents.
Club TEACH (Teachers Encouraging Action, Change, and Hope) – contact
Club TEACH is a student organization that supports the professional development of the students in the combined Multiple Subject Credential & Master’s Program.
Student California Teachers Association (SCTA) - www.facebook.com/CSUF-Student-CTA
Student California Teachers Association (SCTA) consists of college students pursuing careers as educators.
Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) -
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
Higher Education Leadership Organization (HELO) - helocsuf.weebly.com
HELO is an organization dedicated to the professional and personal development of the graduate students of the Master’s in Education Concentration in Higher Education at California State University, Fullerton.
Liberal Studies Student Association - lbst.fullerton.edu/stu_association.asp
The association plans and participates in cultural and learning activities, social activities, and activities related to academic life.