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Education, Human Services, Non-profit, Social Impact

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Nonprofit Speak 101 | Learn the Lingo

If you’ve worked in social impact for a while, you’re probably familiar with the terminology used by nonprofit professionals to describe the ins and outs of operating in a mission-driven environment. But if you’re new to the sector, or making …

By Jaxx Artz - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Looking Ahead | The Social-Impact Sector in 2050

What does the future hold for nonprofits? Though specifics are hard to predict, social-impact organizations will likely play important roles in the coming decades; Rockefeller Center president Judith Rodin believes nonprofits will be seen as “an essential component of a …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Alumni Connections

  • Washington, DC
  • Food Pantry Coordinator The Father McKenna Center
  • Trumbull, CT
  • Practical Research Assistant AmeriCorps
  • Columbia, SC
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow University of South Carolina
  • Litchfield, CT
  • Allentown, PA
  • Mathematics Teacher Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Senior Associate LeaderFit
  • Manalapan Township, NJ
  • Board of Trustees William T. Morris Foundation
  • New Jersey, USA
  • Co-Chair and Advisory Board Member Drexel LeBow Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute
  • New York, NY
  • Consultant Head of US Business arcarta
  • Nashville, TN
  • Lead Volunteer Engagement Coordinator Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
  • Bethlehem, PA
  • Behavioral Health Technician NeurAbilities Healthcare
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Marketing Assistant Hepburn Marketing Group

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