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 Libraian
Development Coordinator


This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
City YearQuincy College
Harvard University


This is a sample of the industries that often hire graduates from this program.
Consulting – Policy, Education, Strategic ChangeHigher Education
Government (Local, State, & Federal)Human Resources

Internships and Co-ops

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

Use, or other internship sites to search for openings.

For more information, please visit Cooperative Education.

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 additional student organizations click here.
*For additional student activities click here.

Professional Associations

Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities.

Social Media

Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities. Visit the Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.

LinkedIn Groups