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Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education

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.

Without Digital Equity, Students Lose the Opportunity to Learn – Shared Article from EdTech

Without Digital Equity, Students Lose the Opportunity to Learn - Shared Article from EdTech

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion topics have made their way into the focus of many conversations over the past year. While some people, especially those who hold underrepresented and/or marginalized identities, have been invested in these conversations for a long time, …

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31 Companies With Impactful Initiatives to Support Their LGBTQ Employees (Shared Article from RippleMatch)

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Written by Danielle Agugliaro

These companies not only welcome employees of all identities, but will continuously stand behind them.

To create the best workplace culture and community, every employee should feel supported and valued by their employer. However, a study …

By CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
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Learn the Value of AmeriCorps Service!

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AmeriCorps VISTA
May 26, 2021

Learn the Value of AmeriCorps Service

Interested in addressing local challenges in communities across the country while developing job skills and earning money for school?

Join us for a virtual information session to find out if …

By Melinda Gilliam (She/Her)
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Black Men In Tech: How Seven Men Are Finding Equity While Bringing Their Own Seat To The Table At Amazon (SHARED POST FROM AFROTECH)

Black Men In Tech: How Seven Men Are Finding Equity While Bringing Their Own Seat To The Table At Amazon (SHARED POST FROM AFROTECH)

With hands in everything from online shopping to web services, online retail giant Amazon counts on the people behind the scenes to get the job done on a daily basis. Much of the company’s success is due, in part, to …

By Melinda Gilliam (She/Her)
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Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response

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Application period open for Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response

The Population Health Initiative is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 cohort of students for the Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response. Applications can be submitted until 11:59 p.m. (Pacific) …

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Featured Resources

Opportunities at City Year

In this episode get to know Marcus Ramirez from City Year and hear all about the opportunities that they have …

Bridging Activism and Higher Education

In this episode we take a chance to meet with Valerie Schweigert, the new Associate Director at the UW Q …

Virtual Interview Practice

StandOut is a mock video interviewing platform. You can access a Teaching practice interview.

Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education Positions of 2019-2020 Graduates

This table shows the title, employer, and major for a sampling of 2019-2020 UW graduates who reported working in non-profit/social …

In Demand Skills for Nonprofit, Social Justice, & Education Careers

Philanthropy Northwest Job Bank
Philanthropy is at its best when it is collaborative and inclusive. We promote, facilitate and inspire effective philanthropy that supports …

Career & Industry Guides

Vault Career Guide to Nonprofit Careers

Whether you’re mulling over the pros and cons of a career in the nonprofit sector, or are actively seeking employment …

Vault Career Guide to Education, Third Edition

Nearly one in four Americans is an enrolled student at any given time. As a result of this great demand …

Vault Guide to Child Care Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …