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As a student at the KU School of Education, you will have access to a wide range of career planning services.  Our faculty, staff, advisors, and licensure officer will work with you in tandem with the University Career Center (UCC), to: 

  • Identify career interests and options
  • Introduce yourself to potential employers and explore job titles
  • Access targeted job and internship resources
  • Navigate academic programs which lead to your intended career path

University Career Center (UCC) at KU

The UCC offers a wide range of quality services designed to support and challenge you as a student at the KU School of Education during all points on the career development and implementation path. Our goal is to prepare you for the world, following your experiences at KU.  To guide you as you prepare for post-graduate career success, the UCC offers:

  • Individualized advising services
  • Career planning workshops
  • Guidance on crafting professional documents
  • Job search troubleshooting
  • Career Fairs to connect with leading employers from around the country and world.  

Check out the University Career Center to see what is offered for Education students.


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Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
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Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12
Research from KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, assists educators, children, and families across the United States
The award-winning special education faculty published 140 refereed articles, 11 books, and 60 chapters in 2015-16
Students with intellectual disabilities are participating in KU undergraduate programs through a grant-funded KU special education program
Researchers on a $3.5 million grant are collecting data on an innovative reading program designed to teach reading to students with the most significant disabilities in seven Kansas school districts
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