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Career services for future teachers

Congratulations on making the decision to become a teacher! Our college’s teacher education programs will prepare you to become an expert in your field and an effective teacher. Throughout your program, our career services staff will be here to help support you in your career development. From exploring the profession to preparing your resume and cover letter for the MN Education Job Fair we are here to support you!

Teacher job search resources

Explore & connect

Teaching is a versatile and dynamic career and it is important to consider your options and make connections within the education field. Below are resources to help you get connected to the industry and learn more about becoming a teacher. Take a look at where our teachers are going and learn from past students. To get started, consider the following questions:

  • What subject do I want to teach? What are my program options to prepare me?
  • Who do I want to teach? Kindergarten and elementary? Middle school? High school? Special education?
  • Do I want to stay in Minnesota? Or leave the state? Do I want to teach abroad?
  • What type of school do I want to teach at?

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Job outlook & salary information

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Education

iseek careers: Minnesota's career, education, and job resource

National

Bureau of Labor and Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook

Salary

Networking & alumni information

CEHD program completion data

Highlights from the 2015 Transition to Teaching Survey*:

  • 82.8% of students who completed the CEHD initial licensure program reported being employed full time in their first year after program completion. 10.9% reported being employed part time in their first year after program completion.
  • 60.5% of these teachers are employed at public schools; 11.7% at public charter schools; 5.5% at private schools; and 4.3% in other schools.

*Data obtained from the Transition to Teaching Survey 2015 (Completion year 2013-2014) through the CEHD Office of Teacher Education.