One of Lawrence University's most popular career fields, explore the impact you can have locally, nationally or globally in this diverse career community.

Lawrence University is committed to preparing "students for lives of achievement, responsible and meaningful citizenship, lifelong learning, and personal fulfillment." The Education & Community Engagement career community is here to support the Lawrence tradition of educational excellence, as well as service to and with our larger community. This career community supports exploration and pursuit of a diverse range of career pathways including the below interest areas.

Join the #ECE Career Community (via Voyager)

  • Animal & Wildlife
  • Environmental Services
  • Higher Education
  • International Affairs
  • K-12 Education
  • NGO
  • Non-Profit - Other
  • Other Education
  • Performing and Fine Arts
  • Religious Work
  • Research
  • Social Assistance
  • Sports & Leisure

Whether you’re interested in bilingual education, working in a non-profit for human rights advocacy or pursuing legal reform around climate change, the below list of academic pages can help prepare you through the curriculum offered within these academic majors, minors and areas of interdisciplinary study. 

M = Major, m = Minor, P = Pre-professional Program, IA = Interdisciplinary area, CD = Cooperative Degree Program

For more information on symbols indicating types of study, visit Lawrence's Academics page


Sample Internships Sites

Links open in Lawrence Link; login is required.

Learn more about Internships.

Student Organizations

Learn, experience, and give back.

See Lawrence's Directory of Student Organizations.

Alumni Contacts

Viking Connect is our new online alumni mentoring platform giving you quick access to connect directly with alumni! These alumni are available for informational interviews.

Schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor to learn more about informational interviews or to identify more alumni.

Advising Resources

Career Advising


Events and Experiences

Viking Ambassadors in Service and Engagement
This certificate program will give you the tools to learn how to be a steward for the planet, globally and locally.
Sign-up here.

Service Corps Volunteering Opportunities
Service Corps leaders develop a deeper understanding of a need in our community and will serve in various capacities at organizations devoted to that need/issue.
Hiring timeframe: Spring Term

List, find and record volunteer opportunities on Lawrence GivePulse.
Timeframe: Year round
Teacher Certification
Teacher certification is available to Lawrence students, alumni, and graduates from other colleges and universities.
Learn more

Harrison Symposium
Special opportunity that recognizes the outstanding work done by Lawrence undergraduates in the humanities and social sciences.
Timeframe: Spring Term

LU Research Fellows
As a Lawrence University Research Fellow, you will have the opportunity to participate in student-faculty collaborative research, whether it’s with our professors here on campus or with one of our collaborating off-campus programs around the world.
Deadline: Mid-February

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