Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy

Explore the Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy Career Community

This community is a great starting place for those who value purpose-driven work. Students interested in Education, Government, Nonprofit & Policy careers often like to instruct, advocate, mentor, research, guide, and assist individuals and various groups or populations. They are concerned with issues like social justice, equality, educational access and attainment, mental health, and individual and community wellness. They enjoy helping others, working with organizations delivering services aligned with their passions, and contributing to the good of society.

Career paths dedicated to public good cut across industries, and are all connected through the common goal of addressing society’s big challenges. Those who follow this community are often involved in matters such as education reform, racial justice, human rights, sustainability and climate change, mental health, and food security. This work can occur in the classroom, through direct service organizations, community organizing, public service, fundraising, policy research and development, and even in corporate settings through roles in social responsibility.

No matter the setting, this community presents opportunities to connect over social change and mission-driven work on individual, community, and global scales.

Southern Regional Tech to Gov Virtual Forum + Job Fair

Thursday, July 13, 2023
12-4pm ET | 9-1pm PT

Ready to make a meaningful impact on people’s lives, but not sure where to start? If you’ve been considering a change or been impacted by recent tech layoffs, Tech to Gov is …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

What’s It Like to Be a Fellow information session on June 12 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.

Register here.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the largest general scientific society in the world. The fellowship program …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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The NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education invites you to join them online this summer, beginning the week of June 5th. All events/activities are free AND VIRTUAL. While there is no fee to participate in any OITE events, advanced registration …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Are You Hung Up on That Career Path You Didn’t Choose?

by Rachel Burgess

Originally appeared in HBR online on 3/24/2023.

Summary: It’s only natural to think about alternate career choices we could have made — but can too much dwelling in the past keep us from succeeding in the present? Based …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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Practice Area Insights: What Training Do You Need As a Healthcare Attorney?

Healthcare law covers a broad spectrum of legal work. While all attorneys in this practice area focus on the healthcare industry, what they do daily varies widely. Private practice attorneys may focus on the transactional aspects, counseling healthcare companies on …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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