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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.

10 Things to Know Before Teaching Abroad (Read Full Article on GoOverseas.com)

By Richelle Gamlam

If you have an interest in anything from volunteer teaching in Costa Rica, working at a public school in South Korea, or leading classes at an international academy in Dubai, moving to an entirely new country to …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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UW 3-Day Higher Ed Workshop (June 27-29)

The Evans School is hosting Leading Courageously in Higher Education: The Art of Hosting & Harvesting Conversations that Matter next month (6/27-6/29) to explore interdisciplinary collaboration in navigating the complexity of our world. Learn practices that enable authentic engagement, build …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Grand Challenges Impact Lab (GCIL) Winter 2023 Study Abroad Applications are Now Open!

Grand Challenges Impact Lab 2023 is now recruiting students!

Interested in a study abroad program that offers hands-on, project-based learning about Grand Challenges and social innovation?

Grand Challenges Impact Lab (GCIL), a UW study abroad program in Bangalore, India, is …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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NextGen Civic Leader Corps: UW Launch Event (May 6th)

The NextGen Civic Leader Corps is a collaborative effort between the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and the Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center in Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

Through coursework, experiential learning, and professional network building, NextGen …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Info Session (May 10) – Presidential Management Fellowship Program

Graduate students in all degree programs are invited to join a webinar about the U.S. Presidential Management Fellowship program on May 10, 2023 at 2:30pm PT. This will be relevant for any students graduating this year or in 2023, who …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

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Certificate in Nonprofit Management

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Foundations of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

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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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