Our alumni are working in diverse organizations and fields, from business to law to nonprofits and schools. Below are some example job titles of recent graduates and find more examples by major through CEHD Career Services.
One of the best parts of being in this program was being able to work and learn from professionals in the field. The unique style of classes offered students a wide variety of opportunities to get out in the diverse field of recreation in a wide variety of learning environments. The professionals and mentors I met in the program helped me get to the next level in my career.
Laura Stigen, '16
Recipient of the Kinesiology and Leisure Studies and Edith Mueller Parks & Recreation Memorial Award Scholarships
Current Employment: Laura is a Rec on the Go Outreach Specialist at the Zanewood Recreation Center in Brooklyn Park, MN. Rec on the Go provides a free, mobile, drop-in program for youth that is intended to eliminate barriers and provide accessible recreation opportunities.
Graduates of our teaching licensure programs consistently get jobs. 93.7% of students reported being employed as teachers in their first year after program completion. (Data taken from survey of teachers who completed initial licensure in 2013-14). Students also pursue careers outside of schools, in social services and nonprofits, government, and other community-based organizations.
Our alumni have also been accepted to a wide variety of graduate and professional programs, in areas such as:
From orientation through graduation, CEHD Career Services connects you to your next steps. Career Services hosts on-campus events so you can find jobs and internships, meet with you one-on-one to go over your resume, help with major and career exploration, and prepare for interviews and graduate/professional school.