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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.

How to Have a Competitive Peace Corps Application

Join University of Washington’s Peace Corps campus recruiter, Amanda Li, in exploring the Peace Corps application process and how to be a competitive applicant.

The Peace Corps application can feel daunting, but attend this session to learn about the application …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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Labor Organizing + Social Justice Advocacy *Paid* Internship through UW – applications open!

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at UW is proud to announce the third annual Building A Movement (BAM) Labor Internship, a paid internship program that connects undergraduate students at the University of Washington with the local labor movement.

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
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Future Teachers of Color Committed to Racial Justice Organization

UW’s College of Education is pleased to announce the formation of the Future Teachers of Color (FTOC) aimed at serving undergraduate students of Color who have an interest in becoming teachers/educators.

“Using critical race frameworks, culturally sustaining pedagogies, and community …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
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Event: Women Making Waves in the Startup World

You’re invited to a special Buerk Center Women’s Breakfast and Panel Discussion to celebrate female founders, venture capitalists, and leaders around the world for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day [womenseday.org], November 18—Rising Tide: Women Making Waves in the Startup World.  

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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Non-Tech in Tech Alumni Panel

The Career & Internship Center and the University of Washington Alumni Association are hosting alumni who work in non-technical roles in the tech industry to talk about their experience. This event is a chance to talk with Huskies who have …

By Lauren Sevilla (she/her)
Lauren Sevilla (she/her) Mentor & Alumni Engagement Program Manager
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Featured Classes

Become a Teacher

Dr. Monica Clem
Interested in pursuing a career in education? Becoming a teacher may be a whole lot easier than you think, especially…

Foundations of Accessible Elearning

Oliver Schinkten
Providing accommodations to make learning accessible is a focal part of training and education. But how do you remove the…

Data for Good: Using Data Science in Nonprofits and NGOs

Martin Kemka
The revolution in data science has transformed, for better or worse, the way companies do business in the last few…

Nonprofit Fundraising: A Beginner’s Guide

Fundraising Academy
Relationships are part of our daily lives, and focusing on them is a proven method for successful communication. To raise…

Keynote for Educators

Oliver Schinkten
Technology like Keynote has transformed learning. With a little bit of skill, this inexpensive presentation tool can be used to…

Nonprofit Management Foundations

Leslie Crutchfield
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

Certificate in Fundraising Management

UW Continuum College
The essence of fundraising is identifying people whose values align with your mission or organization and establishing lasting relationships with…

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

UW Continuum College
Nonprofit organizations occupy an important niche in the community, making a critical impact on a wide range of social, economic,…

Foundations of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Oliver Schinkten
Teachers educate their students. Administrators can assign and grade work online. Users can access content and resources anytime, inside or…

Student Stories & Advice

Jiwen Xiao

Student Stories & Advice
  • Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania

Todd Hodges

Student Stories & Advice
  • Case Manager Todd Hodges

Meredith Weinstock

Student Stories & Advice
  • Public Services Technician University of Washington Libraries

Emily Uematsu

Student Stories & Advice
  • Grad Student - Leadership in Higher Education University of Washington

Sarah Dawson

Student Stories & Advice
  • Grad Student - TESOL Portland State University

Lauri Hennessey

Student Stories & Advice
  • Grad Student - Public Interest Communications University of Florida

Xena Xu

Student Stories & Advice
  • Program Assistant University of Washington

Summer F

Student Stories & Advice
  • Editor Intern The Borgen Project

Madeleine Cole

Student Stories & Advice
  • Community Relations Coordinator - AmeriCorps VISTA Hunger Intervention Program / United Way of King County

Emmorie Cannon

Student Stories & Advice
  • Certified Counselor Beautiful Autism

Featured Resources

Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education Job Search Engines

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

Scholarships & Fellowships Supporting Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education Career Goals

There are a lot of great scholarship programs that want to support future educators, change-makers, and folks who seek after …

Tips for Job Searching in Handshake – Non-Profit/Social Justice/Education

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for …

Virtual Interview Practice

StandOut is a mock video interviewing platform. You can access a Teaching practice interview.

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

Career & Industry Guides