Careers & Opportunities


The Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education is a highly focused course of study aimed at placing students in an elementary school classroom or other educational environments.


All College of Education majors must complete field experiences to practice working with children, adolescents or adults in classrooms, training centers or community organizations.

Education majors will observe a professional teacher’s instructional and classroom management methods. Review the Teacher Education Field Handbook for an overview. The Office of Field Placement helps students find appropriate classroom assignments.

Field Experience & Student Teaching 

As part of your academic program, you will gain firsthand knowledge in classrooms through immersive field placements and student teaching experiences.

    Voluntary Internships

    Early Childhood Education majors will have multiple courses requiring completion of off-campus fieldwork assignments. However, internships still offer valuable opportunities to gain experience. Consult with your advisor or the Office of Field Placement to see if you can combine your fieldwork requirements with internships.

      Learn more about internship and community engagement opportunities for education majors.

      School Partnerships & Associations

      As part of its mission to give back to the surrounding community and provide substantive fieldwork experiences for its students, the College of Education has formed partnerships with more than 25 institutions and organizations, such as

      Career Services

      The College of Education offers a range of career development services to its students. You can also visit the university Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

      You’ll also have access to