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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.

Tech and Social Justice Meetup: Hosted by Womxn of Color in Tech

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Come join the Meetup Group Womxn of Color In Tech today, February 26th at 6:00 PM on campus at the Ethnic Cultural Center. 

“The group Womxn of Color in Tech curates Womxn of Color spaces to elevate the need for …

By CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
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Youth Programs Summer Job Fair

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In two weeks we will be hosting our annual Youth Programs Summer Job Fair for UW students interested in working in youth-serving settings. We have employers from both UW and the community who are collectively recruiting for over 650 paid …

By Dawn Cheung
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What is an Education Major and is it Right for Me?

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Do you love helping people and spreading knowledge? Are you passionate about a specific academic subject (or subjects)? If so, an education major might be for you.

What is an education major?

An education major is designed to help college …

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Environmental Justice Conference 2020

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WHEN: April 7, 2020 | 12:00 – 5:00pm
WHERE: Alder Hall

The College of the Environment- Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at University of Washington (UW) will celebrate its 3rd Environmental Justice Conference on April 7, …

By CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
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The Washington Center (TWC) internship program in Washington D.C.

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Are you interested in doing an internship in Washington, D.C. and earning UW credit?

The Washington Center (TWC) runs an internship program in Washington, D.C., that is open to all UW undergraduates (all majors welcome) and provides comprehensive service, including internship placement and housing. Placements include government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, …

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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 …

Jobs. Internships. Volunteering. Action. Events.

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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 …