Career Field - Social Impact
- IdealistCareers - A leading industry resource for jobs in nonprofit organizations, including a downloadable guide for the entry-level job seeker.
- Vault - Complete and detailed information about careers in this area. Features include downloadable e-guides on careers and industries, "Day in the Life" career profiles, employee reviews of careers and companies, and more. Available through Handshake under "Career Center" - "Resources".
- Candid Career - Provides 1000's of informational video interviews with industry professionals covering a comprehensive array of careers.
- Common Myths About Working for Nonprofit Organizations - Courtesy of Idealist/Action Without Borders
- 211 - Directories of social service agencies across the US. Search by zip code, county, or city.
- GuideStar - A database of information on more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations, searchable by keyword.
- 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 Internships and Service Learning Opportunities - 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 the LEAD Center.
Professional Organizations: A few of the major professional organizations include:
- Foundation Center San Francisco
- Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN)
- Society for Nonprofit Organizations
To find other professional associations, go to:
- Directory of Associations - Search a database of over 35,000 professional associations.