Social Impact

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Find information, support, and opportunities within Social Impact career areas.

Here you’ll find resources and advice specific to careers that make a social impact to help you embrace your career and academic journey, and explore Arcadia’s related career resources in one central space. Explore this community and related sub-communities to learn more about the variety of available jobs in the Social Impact space, and view helpful advice for advancing your career or academic studies.

 

A Day (or a Year, or a Career) of Service

 

Illustration by Marian Blair

Since 1986, the third Monday of the year has been the day on which we commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And in 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Employer Spotlight: JEVS Human Services

At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people possibilities—opportunities to be self-sufficient and satisfied. Each year we touch nearly 25,000 lives, focusing on individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions including …

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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Employer Spotlight: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) is a national leader supporting and advocating on behalf of nurse leaders. We are a nonprofit member-supported organization, and provide a wide range of services to educate and support nurses on the frontlines of …

By Kiersten Borkert
Kiersten Borkert Career Counselor
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WATCH: How to get started with a career in the Federal Government as a student or recent graduate

Hope White of Hopeful Speaking and Consulting, LLC recently sat down with College Recruiter’s Steven Rothberg to discuss how students and recent graduates should go about starting a career within the Federal Government.

Hope is a U.S. veteran who has …

By Ryan Wood - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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