Education: Higher Education Professionals

The School of Education offers a wide range of programs for higher education administrators, and adult learning professionals.

In keeping with Northeastern University’s longstanding commitment to experiential learning, School of Education programs are professional and pragmatic. Our courses seamlessly integrate theory and practice, providing you with knowledge and skills that translate immediately to your school or organization.

Job Titles

Some positions may require additional experience or licensing.
Academic AdvisorDiversity Programs Coordinator
Academic Technology SpecialistEducational Technology Specialist
Admissions CounselorOnline Learning Specialist
Campus Recreation CoordinatorResidence Hall Director
Career CounselorUniversity Recruiter
Chief Learning OfficerVirtual Librarian

Program Manager

Curriculum Support

Operations Program Associate

Provost/Chancellor’s Office

Director of DevelopmentDirector of Quality Assurance

Director of Public Service

Student Success Adviser

Academic Coach

Associate Director of Advancement – School of Social Work

Associate Director, Recognition & Stewardship

International Advising and Student Services

Associate Campus Director

Vice President for Research and Economic Development



This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUworks; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
City Year
Harvard University
Quincy College
Babson College
Boston Educational Development Fund
EF Education First
Simmons College


This is a sample of the industries that often hire graduates from this program.
Consulting – Policy, Education, Strategic ChangeHigher Education
Government (Local, State, & Federal)Both Non-Profits and Corporate For Profits

Internships and Practicums

These samples titles can be used to research internship opportunities.

Many professional organizations within higher education host national placement internship programs over the summer months. Be sure to explore your functional areas’ professional organization to discover opportunities. Notable internship programs include, NODA, NACADA, and ACUHO-I.

  • Communications and Development Intern
  • Disability Services Intern
  • Academic Advising Practicum
  • Student Affairs Graduate Intern

Use NUworks, Handshake,, or other internship sites to search for openings.


Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.


Websites for Career Exploration

Websites for Job Search

 Campus Organizations & Activities

For student activities click here.

Professional Associations

Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities. Read more about the role of professional associations here.

Additional professional associations may be found here: Higher Education Resource Hub


Social Media

Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities.

Twitter Handles

HigherEdJobs (@HigherEdJobs)

The Chronicle of Higher Education @Chronicle

HERC Jobs (@HERCJobs) | Twitter




Inside Higher Ed@insidehighered