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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.

Thinking about a career in public service? Check out this guide!

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For those looking to give back in the work that they do, finding a job or internship in public service can be a great way to make it happen.  STEPS (Student Training & Education in Public Service) created a guide …

By Jon Olivera
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Diversity Leadership Conference-Call for Workshop Ideas

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The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center is currently accepting workshop/session ideas for our annual Diversity Leadership Conference (DLC) happening Friday, February 21st from 3-7 pm

DLC is an annual event that is intended to showcase the multiple ways in …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
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Internship Corner – Scholarship for Unpaid Internships – Apply by Dec. 16

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Are you interested in doing an internship with a non-profit or government organization in summer 2020? If so, then this scholarship is for you!

The application for the new UW Scholarship for Unpaid Internships is now open, and the deadline …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
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2020 Census Recruitment

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https://www.2020census.gov/en/jobs

View job on UW Handshake: https://uw.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2303785

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.

 

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In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census …

By Dawn Cheung
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Alumni Career Panel: Learning from Failure, Embracing Success

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The Department of History will be holding an Alumni Career Panel on November 14th from 4:30-5:30pm in Smith 320. Join UW History alumni (all of whom were double majors) as they reflect on their pathways from college to career. Panelists …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
Caitlin Goldbaum Career Coach Caitlin Goldbaum
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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 …

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 …