Career Field - Nonprofit
Idealist.org 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.
Career Center Collection - Career guides, directories, and other publications related to this career field. Available in the Career Center.
InsideJobs - Provides descriptive profiles, insightful videos, and helpful career information for over 15,000 jobs in 10 different career families.
Helpful resources to identify and research organizations.
Bay Area Directories
- Bay Area International Development Organizations - A network of local nonprofits doing international development work.
- Bay Area Progressive Directory - A directory of about 1000 nonprofit and activist organizations in the San Francisco Bay.
- Directory of Human Services for Alameda County - Collection of hundreds of social service organizations in Alameda County which provide programs and services tor residents needing support and assistance with financial, healthcare, employment and other needs.
- 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.
Information specifically for UC Berkeley students.
- Goldman School of Public Policy Links - Links to employer and career resources websites.
- Haas School of Business - Nonprofit and Public Management Program
- Service Learning Opportunities on Campus - Integrates community service activities into the academic curriculum. Approximately 40 classes (varies each semester) are available in different departments.
- UC Berkeley Public Service Center - Provides volunteer placement center, Volunteer Experience for Credit/Service Learning and AmeriCorps.
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.
A few of the major professional organizations include:
- Association of Fundraising Professionals
- Society for Nonprofit Organizations
- Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
To find other professional associations, go to:
- ASAE Gateway to Associations Directory - Search a database of over 6500 links to professional associations.
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 - 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.