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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.

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

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)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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2020 Census Recruitment

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.

 

Job Details

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

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

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

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 …

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

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
Jon Olivera Career Coach
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Featured Resources

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

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

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