Careers in the Common Good


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Higher Education
International Relief/Development
One/Two Year Service Programs
Policy/Think Tanks
Public Broadcasting
Social Service/Social Work
Women's Issues


General Job/Internship Site

Idealist/Action Without Borders
The best nonprofit career center on the web with hundreds of job and internship listings from over 53,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries.
The largest database of volunteer opportunities in America with over 52,000,000 opportunities available.


The Council on Foundations
A membership organization with job postings and links to sources of information about foundations
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Newsletter, trade publication with job links

Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Employment opportunities in higher education; news and current events
Employment opportunities in higher education

International Relief/Development

DevEx is a resource for jobs, business opportunities, professional networking, and news for professionals working in international development, global health, and foreign assistance.
ReliefWeb Humanitarian Vacancies
Job and volunteer openings in the global humanitarian community.
The largest alliance of US-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. Site includes resources for those seeking volunteer or paid positions.
Association of Women's Rights in Development
Harvard University Center for International Development
Directory of Economic, Commodity and Development Organizations
U.S. Economic Development Administration

One/Two Year Service Programs

Americorps VISTA
Peace Corps
City Year
Public Allies
Teach for America
United Nations Volunteers

Service Related Fellowships

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program
Institute for Community Leadership

Policy/Think Tank Organizations

A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council
American Enterprise Institute
Business Executives for National Security
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Cato Institute
Center for Clean Air Policy

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
Council on Competitiveness
Council on Foreign Relations
Economist Intelligence Unit
Henry L. Stimson Center
The Heritage Foundation
Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Inc.
Institute for Policy Studies
Institute for Women's Policy Research
Korea Economic Institute
National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

New America Foundation
Northeast-Midwest Institute
Search for Common Ground
Stateside Associates
Union of Concerned Scientists

Public Broadcasting

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Jobline
Employment opportunities in public broadcasting

Social Service/Social Work

The New Social Worker Online
Employment opportunities in social work and information about graduate school programs
Social Service Jobs
A great place for social workers and other social service professionals to start looking for a social work or social service job

Women's Issues

Feminist Majority Internship Directory
Nat'l Org. for Women

Graduate Schools

Women in International Development
Stanford Business School ~ Public Management Program
New York University ~ Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Harvard University ~ JFK School of Government
Syracuse University ~ Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
New School University ~ Milano Graduate School
Indiana University ~ Center on Philanthropy