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As a seasoned communications professional with 15 years of nonprofit experience and 6 years of experience creating engaging content and copy, I love the idea that a thoughtfully crafted piece of content can spark social change. Here at Idealist Careers, I'm eager to offer job seekers, game changers, and do-gooders actionable tips, career resources, and "social-impact lifestyle" advice.

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Hitting a Professional Plateau? We Challenge You to Try This in the New Year

let your dream be bigger than your fears

Feeling uninspired? We have the perfect thing to give your career (or your job search) a needed boost. Whether you’re looking for something completely new, or just want to learn and grow in your current position, there’s nothing like a challenge—and a little bit of accountability—to get you moving toward your professional goals. We’ll even […]


Take Our Quiz | In Which Small City Should You Start Your Social-Impact Career?

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Most nonprofit and social-impact professionals know which major U.S. cities have the most nonprofit job opportunities. You’ll hear plenty about New York, D.C., San Francisco, Atlanta and the like, but what about the opportunities in smaller cities around the country? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average employment rate in the nonprofit sector […]


5 Quotes to Inspire You in the New Year

Whether you feel like 2018 flew by or you just barely made it through, 2019 is officially here, so Happy New Year! Once the ball has dropped and friends and loved ones have been embraced, it’ll be time to start reflecting on what worked in 2018, what didn’t go as planned, and how you’ll build […]


Open Thread | What’s Your 2019 Career Resolution?

As winter really kicks it into high gear (unless, of course, you’re in the Southern Hemisphere and just settling into summer, in which case, please take me with you!), it seems that New Year’s resolution season is upon us again! And as you may have come to realize over the years, making a commitment to […]