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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 Tutoring or Teaching? The Pipeline Project is Recruiting for Winter 2020!

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Check out these amazing teaching and tutoring opportunities from the Pipeline Project!  Undergraduates from all disciplines are invited to apply.  This is a great short-term opportunity to explore teaching as a potential career path, and you will be contributing towards …

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UPcoming Event: Peace Corps, City Year, and Teach for America are teaming up to answer your questions!

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If you are considering a career (or even just  a year or two) in public service helping others, come to the ChangeMakers Mixer on November 20, 2019 5:30-6:30 in Allen Library Room Green A.  This is an excellent opportunity to …

By Jon Olivera
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Development, Fundraising, and Marketing | What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve spent any length of time in the nonprofit world, you’ve almost certainly heard the terms “development,” “fundraising,” and “marketing.” You probably know each job has to do with raising money and awareness. But while some people use the …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Turning a cause you care about into a career

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As a student, it can be difficult to see the connections between the causes you care about or places you volunteer and your career path. You may have heard people tell you that your social justice work isn’t a real …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
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Career Conversation – One Journey in the Policy, Government, and Non-Profit Fields

Career Conversation

Who is our interviewee?

Rich Williams is an Officer for Pew’s Project on Student Borrower Success where he specializes in evidence-based research and policy development aimed at reducing the number of student loan borrowers that are delinquent or in default …

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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

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Philanthropy is at its best when it is collaborative and inclusive. We promote, facilitate and inspire effective philanthropy that supports …
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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 …