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Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Administration
  • Curriculum Development
  • Customer Service
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Fundraising
  • GED Preparation
  • Grant Writing
  • High School Teacher
  • Higher Education Student Support Services
  • Librarian*
  • Management
  • Principal
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing & Editing
  • Reading Specialist
  • Sales
  • School Counselor*
  • Speech Pathologist*
  • Staff Development
  • Superintendent
  • Technical Writing
  • Test Preparation
  • Title 1 Instructor
  • Tutoring Services

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Boards of Education
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Community Education
  • Daycares
  • Montessori Schools
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Private Schools
  • Public Schools
  • State and Federal Government

Minnesota Employers

  • Americorps
  • Creative Kids Academy
  • Guthrie Theatre
  • MN State Institutions
  • Pioneerland Library System
  • Star Tribune
  • Target
  • The Loft Literary Center
  • University of Minnesota 

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$36,000-$41,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Desire to help others
  • Instruction skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Multicultural competence
  • Patience
  • Public speaking
  • Team work
  • Technology skills
  • Work well under pressure