This site is designed to be an additional resource for MSU teaching interns as you transition into your professional teaching career. Information will supplement material already being provided in the classroom, internship, and from Teacher Education faculty and advisors. Search for posts regarding:

  • Creating a professional brand and image
  • Identifying your teaching destination and researching jobs, locations, and districts
  • Asking for letters of recommendation and communicating with professional references
  • Updating your resume and learning to show action and results
  • Utilizing a resume, cover letter, and portfolio in your applications and interviews
  • Mastering the interview process
  • Preparing for teacher fairs & professional conferences
  • Communicating and networking with professionals/future employers
  • Navigating applications and consortium sites
  • And more!

This blog is brought to you by your College of Education Career Consultant:

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Pepa Casselman, M.A.
E-mail: carls173@msu.edu
Phone: 517-353-9680
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/pepacasselman

Pepa works for MSU Career Services Network and is the Career Consultant designated to the College of Education. Her office is in the Student Advising Office (134 Erickson Hall – same location as the College of Ed academic advisors). In this role she supports all students in the college and helps with career exploration, professional planning, and finding the right career after graduation. Pepa also has career peers who work with her. You are welcome to work with them for quick resume and cover letter critiques by sending your documents to COECareers@msu.edu.

IMG_3365This blog would not be possible without the help of Sarah (Anthony) Piggott – 2014-15 secondary social studies intern. She put in many hours to make sure the information is accurate and appropriate for teaching interns. Thank you Sarah!

Learn more about Sarah’s professional journey: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/sarah-anthony/50/467/691

Interested in a particular career-related topic not covered on this site? Did you find outdated information or broken links? Email us at COECareers@msu.edu.

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