Education and Public & Human Services

Explore This Career Interest Area

  • Communication (listening, verbal, & written)
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum development
  • Strong rapport
  • Adaptability
  • Creativity
  • Empathy
  • Organization
  • Teamwork
  • Resourcefulness
  • Patience
  • Enthusiasm
  • Discipline
  • Leadership
  • Presentation skills


  • Teacher (elementary or secondary school)
  • Education Administrator
  • Counselor/Adviser (K-12 or higher education)
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Librarian

Public & Human Services

  • Social Worker
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Community Health Worker
  • Clinical/Mental Health Counselor
  • Probation Officer
  • Lawyer


career panel Social Work San Jose City Hall

Careers in Education and Public & Human Services 

Thu, 10/12 3-5pm SU 2

Hear from SJSU Alumni including Lorraine Julian, Social Worker at Santa Clara County, Samantha Mancuso, Elementary Teacher at Campbell Union School District, and more!


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