Pivoting Paths Toward a Career in Social Justice (multiple shared articles and resources)

Considering how you might make a passion for social justice into a career? Take a moment to hear from others regarding what they considered in doing so and start your own exploring of the field and various opportunities to carry out social justice work.

Learn from other in their experience!

Sarah Hernandez’s Work for Social Justice and Racial Equality Is Rooted in Her Own Heritage (SHARED ARTICLE by Kay Kipling)

I Thought I Wanted to Be a Lawyer, But I’m Happier as a Social Worker (SHARED ARTICLE by Abby Wolfe)

Three Careers Where Going Green Meets Social Justice (SHARED ARTICLE by Paula Ann Solis)

10 Steps to a Successful Career Change (SHARED ARTICLE by Mike Profits, The Balance)

Ways to do your own exploring!

  • Discover your purpose and connect it to college and careers. Take assessments to gain insights on your interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Explore UW majors, career paths, and internships that align with your unique gifts and purpose. PathwayU
  • Reflective questions and activities to help you learn more about your preferences and how they might relate to major and career pathways. Connect UW to Career
  • Learn how to gather occupational information based on career fields or program of study. Schedule an Appointment with a Career Coach
By Melinda Gilliam (She/Her)
Melinda Gilliam (She/Her) Career Coach Melinda Gilliam (She/Her)