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

Alumni Spotlight: Rakeb Girma ’21

Introducing Rakeb Girma! Rakeb graduated from Denison in 2021 as an Educational Studies major with a Spanish minor. Rakeb is a first-year second grade teacher at the Dallas Independent School District in Texas. She will be receiving her Master of …

By Grace Buller
Grace Buller Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Alumni Spotlight: Charlotte Olney ’20

Introducing Charlotte Olney! Charlotte graduated from Denison in 2020 as a double-major in Spanish and Educational Studies. She has combined her two majors in her current role as an English Teacher with the Tales of London in Madrid, Spain. While …

By Grace Buller
Grace Buller Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Internship Spotlight: Yulia Haile ’24

Meet Yulia Haile, a junior Environmental Studies and Global Health double major here at Denison who spent this past summer in Nepal doing research with UC Berkeley! In the summer of 2022, Yulia began a research internship with the UC …

By Taylor Trimble
Taylor Trimble Peer Career Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government
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Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Morton ’22

Introducing Hannah Morton! Hannah graduated from Denison in 2022 as a double major in Psychology and Educational Studies. After graduation, she moved to Boston to pursue her masters in school psychology at Northeastern University, while also working as an Undergrad …

By Grace Buller
Grace Buller Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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Alumni Spotlight: Kendra Owens ’21


My name is Kendra Owens and I graduated from Denison in 2021. I double majored in Classical Studies and Psychology- a true liberal arts mix! A few things I was involved in include being a tour guide and Senior …

By Ashley Strausser
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