Social Impact, Education, & Entrepreneurship

Explore career opportunities in Social Impact, Education, & Entrepreneurship!

Explore diverse career paths in social impact, education, and entrepreneurship through this page. Discover specific resources and job boards, view articles and videos showcasing different opportunities, connect with Dartmouth alumni, and observe real-time job market trends. Check below for quick updates on each category!

  • Attention, recent grads – are you looking to engage in social impact work in NYC, Boston, or Washington, D.C.? Consider applying to Bridges to Impact! Bridges to Impact is an alumni-led professional development community for new graduates working, volunteering, or studying in social-impact related fields!⁠ Participants are matched with a Dartmouth alumni mentor, and invited to networking events where they can meet and engage with other professionals working in the social sector. Register for Bridges to Impact – applications are now open! Preference given to applications received before July 12th!

Your Guide to Career Paths in the Social-Impact Space

Some professions have a straightforward career path—you study pre-med in college, then go to medical school, then do your residency, and then you’re a doctor. Or you go to college, then law school, do a summer internship, and then start …

By Peter Krause
Peter Krause Assistant Director | Career Coach
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Research: Why Employees Accept Lower Pay at Mission-Oriented Companies

Written by Insiya Hussain, Marko Pitesa, Stefan Thau, and Michael Schaerer

In an amusing episode of the HBO sitcom Silicon Valley, one awkward startup founder after the other pitches their company by proclaiming that it “makes the world a better place.” …This …

By External Author
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Who’s Hiring? 10 Nonprofits Working in Education

The demand for engaged social-impact professionals continues to grow, with more than 4,000 job listings currently live on Idealist. To help you narrow your search and find relevant roles, we’ve rounded up a list of 10 education nonprofits hiring right …

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3 Social-Impact Lessons from Past Presidents

Many of us strive to be good role models in our careers, but few of our jobs come with the public spotlight of the United States presidency. The president’s views on social justice can influence the beliefs of an entire …

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Top 10 glamorous education jobs for students, recent grads, and others early in their careers

The field of education, often perceived as traditional and understated, holds a variety of roles that sparkle with a unique glamour, particularly for students, recent graduates, and those early in their career paths. These positions offer a blend of intellectual …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Job Market Trends: Career Research Made EasyIn partnership withLightcast logo

Search by keyword OR by filtering for industry and occupation. Explore potential jobs and industries in depth using data that reflects real-time labor market trends.

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    • • General information about a job

    • • Average annual earnings in different locations

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    • • “Hard skills” by occupation, e.g., Adobe InDesign, Pivot Tables

    • • Desired education levels

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Alumni Connections

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