Tagged: Not for Profit

How Can I Land an Internship / Job at a Non-Profit with a Humanities Major?

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Bianca from San Francisco State University asked: “I am a Humanities major and I am having trouble narrowing down my career path. I am definitely interested in working in non-profit / philanthropic fields or anything community and education related, but am having trouble finding a field that hires humanities / liberal art graduates. What can I do?” Thanks for your question, Bianca.  I certainly appreciate how you feel about your lack of success in landing a job in your desired field.  It sounds like you are anxious to solidify your career plans and get your career started. Well, the good news … / Read more »

How do I begin volunteering?

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Latasha from Olympic College asked: “How do I get into the volunteer workforce?” Great question, Latasha!  We coaches often talk about the importance of volunteering as a way to give your resume that extra bump when your other experiences may be lacking. Paid or not, experience is experience and including volunteer work on your resume shows an employer that you have the drive, discipline and tested skills to be a great employee even without a paycheck. Volunteering can also be a great first step into the world of non-profit and philanthropic work, and volunteer positions can potentially turn into full-time … / Read more »