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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.

Law Societies & Justice (LSJ) Careers in Government and Social Services Night on 5/07

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Every quarter the Law, Societies & Justice (LSJ) department hosts Career Night Panels that aim to show current and prospective LSJ students various career paths through panel discussions of where alumni are now.

This spring quarter, LSJ is hosting a

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) 2020 Fellows Application

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ABOUT CEEP

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national nonpartisan project that helps administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders at America’s colleges and universities engage students in federal, state, and local elections.

CEEP piloted in 2008 and has been an …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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5 Questions When Looking for a Nonprofit Job (Shared Article from Next Avenue)

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Ask yourself what value you have for a nonprofit employer

Contrary to popular belief, the nonprofit sector is no less competitive than the corporate world.

It’s tough to land a job in either sector.

To prepare yourself and make yourself …

By CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
CJ Sanchez (He/Him) Career Coach CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
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UW Alum Shares her City Year Experience

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Ms. Shaye, aka Shaye Villanueva, is a UW alumni from the class of 2018 and like many college students, as graduation approached, she did not know what her next move was going to be — that was until she discovered

By Mattie Bess
Mattie Bess Employer Relations Manager Mattie Bess
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Interested in Social Justice? It’s Important to Know Current Events

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While there are many ways that we can stay connected with coalitions and other grassroots organizations to create positive social change, much of today’s world is changing rapidly and we need to know as much as we can in real …

By CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
CJ Sanchez (He/Him) Career Coach CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
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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 …
Idealist

Jobs. Internships. Volunteering. Action. Events. Idealist is all about connecting idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities …

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 …