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Welcome to the Nonprofit, Social Justice, and Education interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that support, teach, advocate for diverse populations including members of underrepresented communities, young adults, and children. People who pursue careers in nonprofits, social justice, and education collaborate well with diverse groups, are adaptable, and have outstanding communication skills. Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): Early childhood and K-12 educator, counselor, volunteer coordinator, victim advocate, academic adviser, community organizer, and fundraising manager.

Seattle Office of Civil Rights Hiring!

For recent graduates with internship and/or job experience already within the policy and legislative advocacy realm, as well as understand what it takes to advocate through a racial and social justice lens, take a closer look at the Policy Lead

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her) Career Coach
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LSJ’s Juvenile Parole Project Encourages Students to Create Change 

Read more about the Project in the article written by Lindsay Lucenko on the LSJ page. Learn the basics below…

Law, Societies, and Justice prides itself on the unique and experiential opportunities that the department can offer its 258 majors. …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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Want a Career with Impact? Work at the American Heart Association

When looking to start your career, you consider the type of work involved, but do you consider the greater impact of the work itself?

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart …

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TurnUp Youth Activism Remote Internship/Volunteer: Applications Open *Rolling admission

Please fill out this form to be considered for becoming an Intern at TurnUp (www.turnup.us). It should take less than 5 minutes to apply.

Unpaid remote internship or volunteer opportunity, 5-30 (flexible) hours per week and flexible start and end …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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UW is Ranked #3 in Peace Corps Volunteers

The Peace Corps today announced its rankings of colleges and universities that have produced the highest all-time number of Peace Corps Volunteers since the agency was established in 1961. Over the last six decades, more than 240,000 Volunteers from more …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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Featured Classes

Skills for Inclusive Conversations

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Organizations reap the benefits of diversity—when employees bring their whole, authentic selves to work. Diverse teams are more productive, innovative,…

Speaking Up for Yourself and Underrepresented Groups

Taught by Jessica Chen
Are you at a point in your career where you’ve realized that putting your head down, doing the work, and…

Become a Teacher

Taught by Dr. Monica Clem
Interested in pursuing a career in education? Becoming a teacher may be a whole lot easier than you think, especially…

Nonprofit Fundraising: A Beginner’s Guide

Taught by Fundraising Academy
Relationships are part of our daily lives, and focusing on them is a proven method for successful communication. To raise…

Keynote for Educators

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Technology like Keynote has transformed learning. With a little bit of skill, this inexpensive presentation tool can be used to…

Nonprofit Management Foundations

Taught by Leslie Crutchfield
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

Certificate in Fundraising Management

Taught by UW Continuum College
The essence of fundraising is identifying people whose values align with your mission or organization and establishing lasting relationships with…

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Taught by UW Continuum College
Nonprofit organizations occupy an important niche in the community, making a critical impact on a wide range of social, economic,…

Foundations of Accessible Elearning

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Providing accommodations to make learning accessible is a focal part of training and education. But how do you remove the…

Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees

Taught by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
Underrepresented employees face unique challenges in the workplace, and understanding how to support them in these challenges is key to…

Foundations of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Teachers educate their students. Administrators can assign and grade work online. Users can access content and resources anytime, inside or…

Data for Good: Using Data Science in Nonprofits and NGOs

Taught by Martin Kemka
The revolution in data science has transformed, for better or worse, the way companies do business in the last few…

Student Stories & Advice

Brandon Cain

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  • Instrumental Music Teacher / Band Director Bonney Lake High School
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Nikki Atienza

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  • Librarian Pierce County Library System
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Nikki Skorupa

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  • Masters in Elementary Education Seattle University
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Payton Sullivan

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  • M.Ed. Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership University of Washington
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Avi A

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  • Masters in Teaching - Secondary Math Western Governors University
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CJ Bermudes

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  • Masters of Arts in International Relations Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
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Emery Edwards

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  • Americorps VISTA Oregon Health Authority
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James G

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  • Kitchen Staff Megumi Preschool
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Lauren H

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  • Assistant Teacher Experimental Education Unit (EEU)
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Lilly Bosworth

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  • School of Psychology Eastern Washington University
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Jiwen Xiao

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  • Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania
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Todd Hodges

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  • Case Manager Todd Hodges
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