Education & Counseling

Careers in education and counseling revolve around supporting individuals’ educational and emotional development.

Whether as educators, school counselors, or educational psychologists, professionals in this field work to facilitate learning, provide guidance, and promote mental well-being to help individuals achieve their academic, personal, and social potential.


Pictured above: Logger students spend a day at work with alumni hosts, learning about career options in education.

How to Be Happier at Work, According to a PE Teacher

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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Top 10 Teaching Skills for Your Resume and How to Highlight Them

Whether you’re a new graduate looking for your first teaching job or someone who wants to make a career change to education, you need to include teaching skills on your resume. But how do you include your teaching skills on …

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Who’s Hiring? 10 Nonprofits Working in Education

The demand for engaged social-impact professionals continues to grow, with more than 4,000 job listings currently live on Idealist. To help you narrow your search and find relevant roles, we’ve rounded up a list of 10 education nonprofits hiring right …

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Career Resources

Alumni Connections

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  • Family Resource Coordinator HopeSparks
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  • Program Officer, College Services College Success Foundation
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  • Pasadena, CA
  • Chaplain Candidate US Army
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  • San Jose, CA
  • Barista Peet's Coffee
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  • Kapolei, HI
  • School Counselor Ewa Makai Middle School
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  • Collections Assistant Gilcrease Museum
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  • Capitol Hill, Saipan
  • High School English Teacher Mount Carmel School
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Contact & Location

Phone
253.879.3161
Address

Howarth Hall, Room 101
1500 N. Warner St. #1081
Tacoma, WA 98416-1081

CES Office Hours

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.