Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact

Explore the Education, Nonprofit & Social Impact Career Community

This community is a great starting place for those who value purpose-driven work. Students interested in Education, Nonprofit, and Social Impact 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.

Career Chat: Pathways to Publishing on February 3

The Spring 2022 professional development series at Johns Hopkins University, aimed at supporting doctoral students and postdocs in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, continues next week with another session! On Thursday, February 3, we will be joined by two …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services Laura Coutts (she/her)
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Internship Spotlight: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Position closes February 6, 2022 (11:59 pacific time)

DSHS’s Office of the Secretary (OOS) Internship Program is open to all qualified college students to learn, grow, and start a meaningful, rewarding career! 

Our paid summer 2022 Internship Program is designed for …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services Ängela Bonner
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Apply Now for a 2022-2023 Bass Connections Project Team

Duke students from all levels and schools are invited to check out the new Bass Connections project teams for 2022-2023. Project teams bring together faculty, postdocs, graduate students and undergraduates to tackle complex societal challenges in interdisciplinary research teams. The …

By Christina Plante
Christina Plante Assistant Director of Career Services Christina Plante
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First or Last? How to Pick Your Interview Time

I spoke with a student last week who faced a decision: here are 6 available interview times – choose your slot. After consulting with their academic advisor, the student chose to go first. Here’s some research on why that might …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services Laura Coutts (she/her)
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Charlotte Hornets Innovation Summit

Calling all minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs! Apply now to present your ideas to a panel of experts & win $15K of funding from the Charlotte Hornets Foundation!
About the Summit

As part of our Social Justice Platform, the Hornets will …

By Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
Nicole Mitchell (she/her) Associate Director, Career Readiness Nicole Mitchell (she/her)
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Career Readiness Resources

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