Loyola University Chicago

Career Development Center

Student Academic Services

Education and Academia

In addition to its many services and resources, the Career Development Center has identified a number of external websites that may be of help to you in your career planning or job search. The links below are just a sampling of what is available on the Internet.


Higher Education

Alternative Teaching Certificate Programs

  • Academy for Urban School Leadership - Chicago-based program
  • Accelerate Institute - Accelerate Institute supports developing teachers with a highly regarded professional development training program that guides, supports, and rewards Volunteer Teaching Corps and UNITE members as they teach in the inner-city and earn their Alternative Teacher Certification degree from Northwestern University
  • Teach for America - Recruits outstanding recent college graduates from all backgrounds and career interests to commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools