Find out about the nature of nonprofit and public service work:
- Idealist Career Center - Gives information on how to determine if the nonprofit sector is right for you, the skills needed for landing a job in the nonprofit sector, and knowledge about the socially concious careers in all three sectors.
- Idealist Guides to Nonprofit Careers - For first time job seekers, sector switchers, and more.
- Idealist Graduate Degree Fairs - The fairs are free and open to the public and are offered all accross the United States. You can learn more about degree programs that can be used to make a positve impact on society.
- The Independent Sector
Search for Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunites:
- Just Means
- Common Good Careers
- Catchafire - Skill based volunteer opportunites for professionals.
- Institute on Philanthropy
National and International Service Programs:
A year or more of service can help you accomplish not only great things for others, but great things for yourself. By choosing to do a service program you will build valuable career skills, make important connections with employers, and gain the knowledge that you can make a difference.
- Peace Corps
- BUNAC Volunteer Programs
- CIEE Teach Abroad - Teach in English in Spain, China, Thailand, the Domincan Republic, Chile, South Korea, or Vietnam.
- Proworld - Volunteer, Intern, or Study abroad.