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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.

Interested in Working Professionally in Asia for 12 Months? Apply to the Luce Scholars Program!

The new Luce Scholars Program application is open now!  Deadline to apply is Oct. 1, 2022 for participation in 2023-24 program.

The Luce Scholars Program provides stipends, language training and individualized professional placement (basically an internship) in Asia for eighteen …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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22 Lessons From Stacey Abrams on Fear, Ambition, and Getting It Done

You know her from her historic work and string of trailblazing firsts in politics. Stacey Abrams became the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia state legislature, the first Black leader in the state’s House of Representatives, and …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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UW College of Education: Info Sessions on Majors and Minors

The UW boasts one of the nation’s top 10 education schools. The College of Education offers undergraduate programs that prepare students for a variety of professions that incorporate teaching and learning. This information session will go over both of our …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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June 28 at 6pm – Virtual Alumni Panel on Fulbright Scholarships and Global Fellowships

Next Tuesday, June 28, a group of UW alums will be sharing their insights about Fulbright & other Global Opportunities! If you are interested in applying for a Fulbright scholarship or another global fellowship, you are encouraged to attend. Details …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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Summer Opportunities at ACRS

Asian Counseling and Referral Service, a non-profit organization, promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities – including immigrants, refugees, and American-born – by developing, providing and advocating for innovative, …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Featured Classes

Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences

Vernā Myers
Find greater meaning, well-being, and productivity by learning how to interact with others across differences. Continue your Thrive journey and…

Keynote for Educators

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

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

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

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 Learning Management Systems (LMS)

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

Student Stories & Advice

Jiwen Xiao

Student Stories & Advice
  • Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania

Todd Hodges

Student Stories & Advice
  • Case Manager Todd Hodges

Meredith Weinstock

Student Stories & Advice
  • Public Services Technician University of Washington Libraries

Emily Uematsu

Student Stories & Advice

Sarah Dawson

Student Stories & Advice
  • Grad Student - TESOL Portland State University

Lauri Hennessey

Student Stories & Advice
  • Grad Student - Public Interest Communications University of Florida

Madeleine Cole

Student Stories & Advice
  • Community Relations Coordinator - AmeriCorps VISTA Hunger Intervention Program / United Way of King County

Emmorie Cannon

Student Stories & Advice
  • Certified Counselor Beautiful Autism

Featured Resources

Scholarships & Fellowships Supporting Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education Career Goals

There are a lot of great scholarship programs that want to support future educators, change-makers, and folks who seek after …

Tips for Job Searching in Handshake – Non-Profit/Social Justice/Education

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for …

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 …

Career & Industry Guides