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 Graduates' Places of Employment 



School Counseling 

Graduates of Slippery Rock University’s School Counseling Program are employed as school counselors in many public school districts and charter schools in western Pennsylvania. School districts include but are not limited to:

  • Blackhawk
  • Butler Area
  • Career Connections
  • Carlynton
  • Cranberry
  • DuBois
  • Ellwood City
  • Fox Chapel
  • Greenville
  • Grove City
  • Hopewell
  • Karns City
  • Lakewood
  • Ligonier
  • Linesville
  • Mohawk
  • Moniteau
  • Moon
  • Mt. Lebanon
  • New Castle
  • North Allegheny
  • North Hills
  • Oil City
  • Pittsburgh
  • Propel
  • Riverside
  • Slippery Rock
  • Union Area
  • Valley Grove
  • West Middlesex

Graduates have also successfully obtained school counseling positions in other states, including Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Graduates of the School Counseling Program are also well-prepared to work in mental health agencies, including Cornell Abraxas in Marienville, Kids Count in Butler, George Junior Republic in Grove City, Glade Run in Zelienople.

Community Counseling

Graduates of Slippery Rock University's Community Counseling Program are employed in a number of settings, which include

·        Anchor Point (Pittsburgh, PA)

·        Army Reserve, Deployments and Children's Programs (Beaver, PA)

·        Associates in Counseling & Child Guidance (Sharon, PA)

·        Butler County MH/MR
(Butler, PA)

·        Clarion County MH/MR
(Clarion, PA)

·        Clay Behavioral Health Center
(Middlebur, FL)

·        Community Counseling
(Hermitage, PA)

·        Cray Youth & Family Center
(New Castle, PA)

·        Crisis Shelter (New Castle, PA)

·        Edinboro University

·        Family Services, Butler Memorial Hospital (Butler, PA)

·        Gateway Rehabilitation Center (Aliquippa, North Hills, Baden, PA)

·        George Junior Republic
(Grove City, PA)

·        Glade Run (Zelienople, PA)

·        Gulf Coast Mental Health Center (Bay St. Louis, MS)

·        Hand in Hand Christian Counseling (Franklin, PA)

·        Highmark (Pittsburgh, PA)

·        Human Services Center
(New Castle, PA)

·        Irene Stacy (Butler, PA)

·        Mercy Behavioral Health (Pittsburgh, PA)

·        Office of Child Development (University of Pittsburgh)

·        Persad (Pittsburgh, PA)

·        Regional Counseling Center
(Oil City, PA)

·        Sharon Regional Health System (Sharon, PA)

·        Slippery Rock University

·        State of Florida Prison System (Orlando, FL)

·        Storm Harbor Center & PE Department (SRU)

·        The Bradley Center
(Pittsburgh, PA)

·        The Challenge Center
(Franklin, PA)

·        The Potter's School

·        The Stern Center
(Cranberry, PA)

·        University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

Student Affairs in Higher Education

Graduates of Slippery Rock University’s Student Affairs in Higher Education Program obtain entry level positions in student affairs at a variety of colleges and universities both regionally and nationally. Listed below is a representative sample of the higher education institutions and student affairs functional work areas employing our recent graduates:

Alfred State College
Residence Life

Allegheny College
Residence Life

Ashland University
Campus Recreation

Butler County Community College
Student Activities

Carnegie Mellon University
Residence Life

Carnegie Mellon University
Academic Advising

Case Western Reserve
Multicultural Student Affairs

Christopher Newport University
Residence Life

Clarion University
Student Activities

College of Allegheny County
Career Services

Community Albright College
Student Activities

Duquesne University
Academic Advising

George Mason University
Residence Life

Hollins University
Residence Life

Hunter College
Student Activities

Iowa State University
Residence Life

North Georgia College
Career Counseling

Oberlin College
Residence Life

Penn State Behrend
Student Activities

Penn State Behrend
Service Learning

Penn State Berks
Student Activities

Salem Community College
Student Leadership

Slippery Rock University
International Student Services

Slippery Rock University
Career Counseling

Southern Connecticut University
Residence Life

St. Louis University
Academic Advising

Stevenson University
First Year Students

SUNY Brockport
Residence Life

Syracuse University
Greek Life

Towson University
Study Abroad Programs

University of Buffalo
Residence Life

University of Maryland
Residence Life

University of Pittsburgh
Academic Advising

University of Tennessee
Academic Advising

Washington and Jefferson College
Service Learning

Washington and Jefferson College
International Student Services

Wells College
Student Activities

York College of Pennsylvania
Career Counseling


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