Industry Newsletter

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What You'll Find

  • Resource Spotlight: How to Network Like a Pro

Camp Counselor Opportunity for Adults with Brain Injuries

  • Perfect short-term experience for anyone interested in public health, medical, or physical/occupational therapy fields

KIPP DC Capital Teaching Residency

  • Work towards your teaching licensure through a program that trains highly effective teachers committed to closing the opportunity gap

Civic Education Project
  • CEP is looking for passionate educators and mentors to work with middle and high school students in a program exploring social justice topics

Global Playground

  • Explore opportunities promoting education abroad with one- or two-year teaching fellowship programs

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Resource Spotlight: How to Network Like a Pro

Research reveals that 85% of jobs are filled via networking, which means there very well could be connections in your network that lead to your next job. Visit the Cohen Career Center "Networking" page for more information, but here are some points to consider:

  • Your network begins with those closest to you and most invested in your success (family, friends, professional/personal acquiantences)
  • Arranging informational interviews, job shadowing, and joining professional associations all provide great opportunities to network
  • Use social media platforms like LinkedIn, and professional groups on Facebook, to connect with alumni and other professionals in your field
  • Spend time crafting, and practicing, your 20-second "elevator speech"

Camp Counselor Opportunity in Public Health

The Brain Injury Association of Virginia's Camp Bruce McCoy, a two-week summer camp for adults with brain injuries, is looking for male counselors/attendants during the week of May 28 - June 3. This camp is held at the "Triple R Ranch" in Chesapeake, VA and provides a great experience for anybody interested in the public health, medical, or physical/occupational therapy fields. Selected candidates receive a stipend, and three meals a day. For more information, contact Lillian Fu at

KIPP DC Capital Teaching Residency

KIPP DC is a non-profit network of high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools in Washington, D.C. KIPP DC has also created an internal pipeline of teachers, the Capital Teaching Residency. The mission of the Capital Teaching Residency program is to empower students in D.C. by creating a pipeline of highly effective teachers committed to closing the opportunity gap. Residents receive high quality training with a gradual release, learn in a supportive environment, and obtain teaching licensure after successfully completing the program.

To engage with CTR alumni and learn more about the program, consider joining an upcoming webinar. The next webinar will take place on Monday, April 3 from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. ET. Simply fill-out this RSVP form to receive instructions on how to join the webinar.

Civic Education Project

The Civic Education Project (CEP) hires passionate, dedicated educators to work with highly motivated middle and high school students to explore our nation's most pressing social issues and ways students can take action.

Positions are available throughout the school year and summer at sites throughout the country. Staff receive a stipend, room and board, and training in service-learning and experiential education. Travel reimbursement is also available for select programs. See the program website for more information and to apply.

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Global Playground Fellowship Opportunities

Global Playground provides educational opportunities throughout the world and is currently accepting applications for their fellowship program. Teaching Fellows act as ambassadors to host countries like Thailand and Vietnam, supporting educational programs in collaboration with local partnering organizations.

See the website for more information and to apply.

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