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

Anneke’s Picks: Jobs & Internships Week of 3/14

Happy Spring Break! 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!

Internships: 

People, Culture & Equity Intern, YMCA of Central …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Alumni Spotlight: Elle Stevens ’20

Elle Stevens is a Class of 2020 graduate with a degree in History. Elle is currently the Executive Assistant at the American Action Network for the Congressional Leadership Fund. Before leaving Capitol Hill, she was previously the scheduler for Congresswoman …

By Jess Spitzer
Jess Spitzer
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Internship Spotlight: Joan Do-Truong ’23

Name: Joan Do-Truong

Major(s): Educational Studies and Women & Gender Studies

Class Year: 2023

Organization Name: The City School

Intern Title: Staff Lead Facilitator

Describe your internship roles, responsibilities, and significant contributions. 

Throughout my internship, I had the opportunity to …

By Ashley Strausser
Ashley Strausser
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Anneke’s Picks: Jobs & Internships Week of 2/28

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!

Internships: 

Social Good Intern, Discovery: Get great exposure to philanthropic efforts happening …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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KESEM: Summer Volunteer Opportunity!

Do you want to join a team of service-oriented students in a volunteer position this summer?

Good news!

Camp Kesem is holding our first-ever in-person camp this summer!

Kesem is a nationwide nonprofit benefitting children who have been impacted by …

By Ellie Meynardie
Ellie Meynardie Volunteer Coordinator
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