Influence the fabric of your community through civic engagement, community organizing or providing vital social services to those in need. This includes careers in public and private education, social work, mentoring/counseling and youth development, as well as administration of organizations that provide these types of services.
To learn more, schedule a meeting with Leigh Pinkston or one of our other career advisers via a General Advising appointment on Handshake.
Nemnet aspires to be the premier resource in the recruitment of teachers, administrators and coaches of color.
Massachusetts Teachers Association - Most state have similar associations for job postings, state education news, and professional development resources.
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) - Visit the Career Center for job openings.
Teach-Now.com offers a nine-month post-baccalaureate teacher preparation certificate program and multiple 12-month master’s degree programs.
HigherEdJobs.com - College and university administrative, staff, and faculty positions.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - The latest news in higher education, job postings, and more.
Council on Educational Exchange (CIEE) Long-standing programs which place students in teaching positions abroad.
United World College brings together young people from all backgrounds inspiring them to become agents of positive change
International Language Institute - Northampton-based language and teacher training program.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the leading organization committed to international education and exchange
Library & Archives
American Library Association ALA Accredited programs, education options, scholarships, careers in librarianship, online learning and more.
Archives and Record Association - In the UK & Ireland what a career in archives entails, the skills and qualifications you need.
Society of American Archivists - Career Center - Job and internship search and alerts and career learning center.
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners - Search Massachusetts library jobs by region, education required, full-time/part-time, etc.
Experiential & Non-formal Education
NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that seeks to help you step forward boldly as a leader.
Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) - a collection of social science associations.
National Social Science Association - one of the largest interdisciplinary educational associations in the United States.
Social Science History Association - an interdisciplinary group of scholars that shares interests in social life and theory; historiography, and historical and social-scientific methodologies.
NetImpact Net Impact has grown a grassroots, global movement of students and emerging impact leaders who want to use their skills to make a positive impact for people and planet.
80,000Hours This job board lists publicly advertised vacancies that we think could help those with the right fit have a positive impact. Some of these roles help tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems, while others help people build the career capital they might need to have a big impact later.
Environmental Protection Agency job board
350.org We believe in a safe climate and a better future — a just, prosperous, and equitable world built with the power of ordinary people.
Sustainable Agriculture Education Association promoting the teaching and learning of sustainable agriculture. Resources and job board
Human Rights/Racial Inequality
ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union was founded in 1920 and is our nation's guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation.
Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world.
The United State of Women is a national organization dedicated to convening, connecting, and amplifying voices in the fight for full gender equity
National Organization for Human Services - Meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life.
HSCareers.com - Your source for Human Service Jobs, Social Service Jobs, Social Work Jobs, Non-Profit Jobs, Mental Health Jobs, and Behavioral Health Jobs.
Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services - Massachusetts agency information and job vacancies. Google other states to check their departments of health and human services
SocialService.com - Jobs for social workers and other social service professionals in a variety of fields and locations.
Social Change/Service Organizations
Americorps offers a variety of service opportunities, from the classroom to the outdoors, and everything in between to work toward the greater good.
Ashoka envisions a world in which everyone is a changemaker: a world where all citizens are powerful and contribute to change in positive ways.
BRAC empowers people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice.
Oxfam Working to end the injustice of poverty.
The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.
World Learning works globally to enhance the capacity and commitment of individuals, institutions, and communities to create a more peaceful, and just world through education, sustainable development, and exchange.
Archives Concentration students learn about the institutions and repositories that shape our knowledge and understanding of our collective pasts through the collection, preservation, interpretation and display of artifacts, manuscripts and representation of historic sites.
Community Engagement & Social Change Concentration students combine interdisciplinary coursework and practical work in communities to expand and deepen your understanding of local, national and global issues that affect communities.
Translation Studies Translation is the oldest method used in teaching foreign languages.
The Smith College Fellowships Program advises Smith students and recent alumnae who wish to apply for competitive national and international fellowships.
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