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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.

Spring quarter Non-Profit Mentorship Program – apply by 2/16

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Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2020 Non-Profit Mentorship Program!

Are you interested in careers that support, teach, and advocate for diverse populations including members of underrepresented communities, young adults, and children? Individuals who work in non-profits come …

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UW Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The personal is Political

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Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and Others in Solidarity

“Certainly there are very real differences between us…But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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APPLY: Mayor Durkan Youth Climate Council due January 30th

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Mayor Durkan is Seeking Passionate and Committed Youth for Mayor’s Youth Climate Council

https://greenspace.seattle.gov/2020/01/seeking-youth-climate-leaders/#sthash.32qTo7SA.dpbs 

Mayor Durkan is creating an opportunity for young leaders to continue building their own capacity as advocates, shape new ideas for policies and programs to stem …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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RSVP: Huskies in Non-Profit and Government Careers: Coffee and Cookies with UW Alums

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Huskies in Non-Profit and Government Careers: Coffee and Cookies with UW Alums

February 24, 4-6pm

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Register to attend through Handshake

Are you interested in pursuing a career in non-profits or the government but aren’t totally sure what that …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Diversity Career Fair 2020

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DIVERSITY CAREER FAIR

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29th, 2020

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

UW Seattle Campus – Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom

OPEN TO ALL UW STUDENTS!

All Majors (Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts and the Sciences)

All Class Levels (Freshman – …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Virtual Interview Practice

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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 …