Can’t Find a Job in Handshake? Try Searching with Keywords for Non-Profit/Social Justice/Education Roles

With thousands of jobs and internships for students in Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for you? Utilizing filters and keywords in your job search can be incredibly useful for locating the jobs you want.

Keywords will search job postings, including titles and job descriptions, for specific words. For example, if you search for the keyword “research,” you will see jobs where the word research appears anywhere within the posting.

Pro tip – Also try searching for skills you already have as keywords. This will lead to a list of jobs you may not have considered before, and you already have the skills an employer is looking for!

Here are some examples of industry keywords to get you started:

Non-Profit/Social Justice/Education
education
program coordinator
counselor
support specialist
library
teacher
advisor
special education
tutor
therapist
community
service manager
social work
disability
diversity
advocate
investigator
fundraiser
psychologist
DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion)

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