Nonprofit, Education and Government

The Nonprofit, Education and 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

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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Alumni Spotlight – Jeryl Hayes ’04

Meet Jeryl Hayes, a 2004 graduate of Denison University who is now working as the Movement Building Director at If/When/How, a national network of legal professionals and law students dedicated to promoting reproductive justice. In her current role, Jeryl teaches …

By Taylor Trimble
Taylor Trimble Peer Career Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government
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Alumni Spotlight: Chloe Rekow ’13

Meet Chloe Rekow, a 2013 Denison alum familiar with nonprofit work!

During her time at Denison, Chloe majored in both Communications and Spanish. Her academic disciplines, in her own words, “offered me a variety of diverse courses and unique experiences …

By Fiona Schultz
Fiona Schultz Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Alumni Spotlight: Jeffrey Alder ’20

Introducing Jeffrey Adler! Jeffrey was awarded a Fulbright grant as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Berlin, Germany after his graduation from Denison in 2020. He was placed in the Carl-Bechstein Gymnasium, and still works at the school today, in …

By Grace Buller
Grace Buller Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Internship Spotlight: Deja Simley ’23

Introducing Deja Simley, a Senior Educational Studies major from Columbus, Ohio. On campus, Deja works as a Community Advisor, and works for the Education Department. She is a member of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated, and a member of …

By Grace Buller
Grace Buller Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Alumni Spotlight: Sadie Webb ’22

This week features Sadie Webb ’22 who now works as a Communications Associate at the American Councils of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). ACTA is a nonprofit organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and educational leaders across the U.S. to …

By Grace Buller
Grace Buller Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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