Category: resources & opportunities

Can I live on a nonprofit salary? #npcareers101

I’m getting some great questions about job hunting from the class of 2013! Over the next few weeks, I’ll update and repost some of my best advice from earlier articles. This post originally appeared April 12th, 2012 and is part of a series on the basics of a nonprofit career. This by far the most … Read More »

Is it possible to live on a non profit salary?

Five fellowship programs to help you launch your career and create a better America

Are you ready to ______ for America? I’ve noticed a rise in fellowship programs that leverage the “for America” theme. Though it may seem like a simple play on words, these programs are often geared at changing America’s relationship with certain industries — such as education, technology, and business — by developing a new point … Read More »

Where do you go for career inspiration?

When it comes to career advice, it is very easy to focus on tactics: how to write a resume; how to use social media to find a job; how to network. However, in the time that I have been blogging about nonprofit careers, I have realized that while tactics are important, they make it too … Read More »

My favorite nonprofit career clarity activity

“I want to help people, but I don’t know where to start.” “I don’t know what I’m good at or what I’m passionate about.” “How do I really know what the right job is for me?” While the mantra of our generation might be “do what you love” we often struggle with a. figuring out … Read More »

While the mantra of our generation might be "do what you love" we often struggle with a. figuring out what we love (passion) and b. gaining the skills necessary to be excellent in what we love (practice).