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Social Impact, Education and Government

The Social Impact, Education Government Career Community encompasses industries and roles that create individual, local, and global impact. Often misunderstood, nonprofit organizations range from small local organizations to billion-dollar global enterprises, employing professionals from a variety of backgrounds and academic disciplines. Similarly, education is a complex, interconnected industry that spans from classroom teachers to policymakers to those who drive new and innovative educational technologies. Those who seek to make an impact through government can explore roles that require a variety of backgrounds and abilities, at both local and national levels. 

Careers in Nonprofit, Education, and Government include, but are not limited to:

Possible Pathways Include
Social Work School Counseling Higher Education
Educational Policy English as a Second Language International Relations
Foreign Langauge Federal Government Law
Local Government Health and Human Services Philanthropic Development
Social Programs Arts and Culture Teaching

With more than 30,000 alumni, there’s always a Denisonian willing to offer advice or make connections. All you have to do is ask.  Our technology (powered by Protopia) uses AI to find the best experts to answer you. Ask your question about working in Nonprofit, Education, Government and related fields and get answers directly from alumni direct to your inbox!

Connect with Alumni on LinkedIn as well in Nonprofit, Education, Government, and related fields.  If you need a reminder about how to utilize LinkedIn and Network with Confidence, click here!

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