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: Millie Ball ’21

Millie Ball graduated from Denison is 2021 with a degree in Anthropology and Sociology. Currently, she is working with AmeriCorps at City Year Greater Boston as a mentor and tutor for third graders. Millie’s goals in the classroom are to …

By Avery Young
Avery Young
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Job Opportunities with FiscalNote

FiscalNote is a global technology & advisory company that provides companies like PepsiCo and Uber the intelligence to grow their business as well as mitigate against market risks. FiscalNote is looking for entry-level talent in Business Development, Customer Success, Account …

By Melanie Murphy
Melanie Murphy Director, Career Communities and Coaching
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Anneke’s Picks: Jobs & Internships Week of 3/28

April is nearly here! Every week, Anneke’s Picks bring you my favorite jobs, internships, and events coming up in the Nonprofit, Education, & Government community. Check out this week’s spotlights below!


Multiple, Denison-Exclusive positions at YMCA Central Ohio! …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Anneke’s Picks: Jobs & Internships Week of 3/21

I hope you had ar restful spring break! The week after break is one of the best times to get started on your summer internship or post-grad search! Every week, Anneke’s Picks bring you my favorite jobs, internships, and events …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Alumni Spotlight: Lindsay Rogers ’21

Lindsay Rogers graduated from Denison in 2021 with a degree in Anthropology/Sociology and Spanish. Currently, Lindsay lives abroad in Madrid, Spain, working as an English assistant at Colegio Maria Moliner secondary school. There, she teaches Spanish students about the history …

By Avery Young
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Inclusive Instructional Design

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Are you looking to get started with Microsoft Excel? In this beginner-level course, follow instructor David Rivers as he introduces…

Counterintuitive Leadership Strategies for a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) Environment

Sara Canaday
View Sara’s LinkedIn Newsletter Learn how to use counterintuitive leadership strategies to meet the demands of a VUCA (volatile, uncertain,…

Motivating Your Team to Learn

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Redefining Workplace Learning Analytics

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Developing a Fundraising Video for Nonprofits

Creating an effective fundraising video is a powerful way to engage your members and grow your reach. Learn how to…

Email Marketing: Strategy and Optimization

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Email marketing remains one of the most effective ways to engage your customers, making it a crucial aspect of your…

Learning Moodle 3.10

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In this course, instructor Oliver Schinkten teaches educators using the Moodle LMS how to add students, collect assignments, quiz students,…

Ultralearning: Accelerate Your Career and Outsmart the Competition (Blinkist Summary)

Ultralearners are ordinary people who can master difficult skills with extraordinary speed. As a result, they achieve tremendous personal success…

Get Promoted Faster: Act Like a Leader

William Arruda
Are you looking to move into a leadership role? In this course, instructors William Arruda and Ora Shtull walk you…

Change Management Tips for Individuals

If there’s one thing you can always rely on, it’s change. And while change has its many pros and cons,…

Excel Spreadsheet Design: Extreme Makeover

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Whether you’re working on an Excel file for yourself or one that will be shared with thousands, spreadsheet design is…

Excel Statistics Essential Training: 2

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Data isn’t valuable until you put it to good use. Statistics transforms data into meaningful information, enabling organizations to make…

Crisis Communication Planning After a Ransomware or Other Cybersecurity Attack

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Cyberattacks are a huge problem, but you can prepare your organization with a multi-faceted communications program to inform and reassure…

Excel: Financial Functions in Depth

Curt Frye
Analyzing financial data can seem intimidating, but Microsoft Excel has a wide range of functions to perform these calculations quickly…

Excel Supply Chain Analysis: Solving Transportation Problems

Curt Frye
Microsoft Excel can be a secret advantage when it comes to solving complex supply chain challenges. Follow along with instructor…

Excel: Conditional Formatting for Beginners

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Conditional formatting sounds more complicated than it is. This powerful tool in Microsoft Excel allows you to highlight data based…

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Career Community Advisors are Denison Alumni, Parents and or Faculty who provide advice and guidance to the Career Community Staff Team. These volunteers ensure we are helping connect you with the most accurate and helpful information on trends in the associated industry/function, employers of interest, and opportunities related to the general career community. In addition, check out our Career Launch Volunteers who wish to offer students support as you prepare for life after Denison!

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