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Career Field - Nonprofit

Career Information & Resources

Career Profiles and Guides

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.

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 CalJobs - 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 CalJobs - the official Career Center job and internship listing site.

 

This page contains links to websites not under the control of the University or the Career Center and we are not responsible for their contents. We'd like to hear your comments about these sites; feel free to contact us.

On the recommendation of our counseling staff, the Career Center lists job and career information sites that generally meet the following criteria: are of interest to Cal students, easily navigated, require no fee or registration prior to viewing, and (for job sites) list a significant number of entry-level positions in California. New sites may be submitted for consideration and are typically reviewed on an annual basis. Please indicate the page on our site where you think your link would be appropriate.

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This page last updated 11/27/2012 (jw)