Career Field - Nonprofit

Career Information & Resources

Student & Professional Organizations
Internship Listing Sites
Job Listing Sites

Career Information & Resources

Career Profiles and Guides Career Center - A leading industry resource for the nonprofit career field

Vault Guides - Insider's information about careers in this area. Features include "Day in the Life" career profiles, employee reviews of careers and companies, and detailed information about key employers in the field. Available through Callisto.

InsideJobs - Provides descriptive profiles, insightful videos, and helpful career information for over 15,000 jobs in 10 different career families.

Alumni Profiles

Frequently Asked Questions

Top 10 Myths About Working for Nonprofit Organizations

Getting Started

Directories of Nonprofit Organizations

Helpful resources to identify and research organizations.

Bay Area Directories

Nationwide Directories

  • Foundations & Grantmakers Directory - A directory of Corporate, Private, and Community Foundations, aiding nonprofit charities in their search for funds.
  • GuideStar - A database of information on more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations. .
  • Idealist - A project of Action Without Borders; contains over 35,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission.

Campus Links

Information specifically for UC Berkeley students.

Student & Professional Organizations

Participating in these groups can be a valuable avenue for learning about an occupation or field. They are an excellent resource for networking, and their websites often have information about careers.

Cal Student Organizations

Student organizations related to this field include:

Other Student Organizations - List of UC Berkeley student organizations registered with Campus Life and Leadership.

Professional Organizations

A few of the major professional organizations include:

To find other professional associations, go to:

Internship Listing Sites

Internship Listing Sites - Websites, programs, and other resources for internships in this career area. For listings specifically for Cal students, visit Callisto - the official Career Center job and internship listing site.

Job Listing Sites

Job Listing Sites - Websites specializing in job listings for this particular career field. For listings specifically for Cal students, visit Callisto - the official Career Center job and internship listing site.


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