Career Services


Welcome to Education Career Services, available to any student enrolled full-time in degree programs.

Interested in finding a PK-12 education job as a teacher, counselor, SLP, or administrator? Check out our PK-12 Job Search Tools K-12 Job Search Tools and attend the Educators’ Expo, our annual PK-12 Job and Interview Fair scheduled for Friday, February 19, 2021 - we are going Virtual for 2021! UVA student registration for 2021 will open in the fall of 2020 (registration is preferred, but not required!) 

Employer Registration for 2021 Virtual Ed Expo will open in fall of 2020. (Employer Registration is in Handshake; please login to register or request a new account if you have not already done so)

Interested in work outside of PK-12 education in research, clinical, or the non-profit sector, or have questions about future higher education opportunities? You might start your search with SEHD Career Services, but may also decide to tap into the broader UVA career services offerings including: the University Career Center (UCC) in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium (Offering both virtual counseling appointments and drop-in hours to all students at UVA. General drop-ins last about 15 minutes and are intended for quick resume and cover letter critiques. Appointments are offered throughout the year, Monday through Friday. Please see the website or call 924-8900 to schedule a time). Check out our Job Listings: K-12, Higher Ed, Counseling & Non-Profit.

Interested in health careers? UCC offers Health Professions Advising drop-in hours in Monroe Hall, Room 263 Tues/Wed/Thurs from 1:30-4:30pm, sign up for the Health professions listserv and check out the Health Professions Advising Opportunities Blog.

Explore Career Paths


  • Become a Certified Speech-Language Pathologist

    Learn how you can become a certified SLP in the state of Virginia.

    Read the Guide
  • Become a Licensed Teacher in Virginia

    Thinking about becoming a teacher, but not sure where to begin? Here are three simple steps to get you started.

    Read the Guide
  • Become a Licensed School Counselor

    Seeking a career in school counseling? Follow our 4-step guide.

    Read the Guide