How To Make It as a Freelancer in the Social-Impact Sector

Making the decision to work as a freelancer in the social-impact sector involves plenty of research and planning. Whether you’re just starting your career journey, switching sectors, or considering a side-gig, freelancing takes commitment and dedication.

That said, lending your …

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The Internship Fair is Friday, February 2: Who’s Coming, What to Expect, & How to Prepare

Internship Fair: Registration is encouraged so we can have a name tag printed for you before you meet employers!

Friday, February 2, 11:30-1:30, Baird Lounge, Alumni Building

Students may arrive/leave as their schedules allow during the event time.

Who’s Coming?

By Sara Cornett
Sara Cornett Internship Coordinator
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Start preparing for your summer internship over the break!

This was first sent out to #Students_Announce over email from Esther Livingston on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 5:09 pm.

Thanks to the 157 students who have already started preparing for a summer internship by submitting an Internship Agreement and …

By Esther Livingston
Esther Livingston Director of Internships
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Who’s Hiring? 9 Organizations Hiring for Nonprofit Development Jobs

For many nonprofits, securing the financial resources and support necessary to operate is one of their biggest and most important challenges. The development professionals who do this work—through fundraising, event planning, and grant writing—are skilled at cultivating relationships with donors …

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A Day in the Life: Policy Analyst in a Nonprofit Advocacy Group (Energy)

8:00 AM: Arrive at the office and start the morning with your daily review of the news wires to see what developments are afoot in the energy world:  corporate merger rumors, congressional legislation proposals, updates on the latest accounting scandal, announcements by a foreign …

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From Passion to Profession: The Effects of Incorporating Activism Into Your Resume

In today’s increasingly socially conscious world, job applicants are finding it important to show potential employers that they are passionate and committed to fighting for the causes they believe in. A recent study conducted by Skynova revealed that half of …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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5 Simple Ways to Ease Into Advocacy as a Nonprofit

The nonprofit sector is focused on solving social issues, which is a big responsibility! Your organization wants to help as many people as possible, and sometimes, the best way to create lasting change is to get people in power on …
By Tatiana Morand
Tatiana Morand
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13 Best Things You Can Do for Your Career Before the Year’s End

There are 36 days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. This end-of-year stretch can feel like a black hole for your job search and career. But like an actual black hole, it only seems empty. In fact, it’s packed with opportunities.

We …

By Stav Ziv
Stav Ziv
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Ask Alexis | Should I Include Potentially Controversial Volunteer Experience On My Resume?

Dear Ask Alexis,

Over the last few years, I’ve been doing quite a bit of volunteering. I’m concerned, however, that some of my stints may be just a little controversial depending on the organization I’m applying to work for now …

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Career Change Ideas | How to Ease into Social-Impact Work

Illustration by Marian Blair

Working in social impact can be an exciting and rewarding career opportunity. If you’re considering joining the sector and are wondering where your career aspirations may fit in, consider exploring your options by taking on a …

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