Education, Human Services & Non-Profit

Welcome to the Education, Human Services & Non-Profit Community!

Explore tools, resources, and opportunities related to your career interests on this community page. The mentors, jobs, and employers represented here are only a small selection of what’s available to you through The Roger Connection and Handshake – log in to explore further! For additional career resources on a variety of topics, visit the Resources page. The CCPD also recommends joining relevant groups on LinkedIn, exploring professional associations for your field, and visiting external job and internship boards.

Let us help you engage in your professional community and take an active role in your career education!

Below you will see some examples of job functions and work settings that could correspond to this career community.  Some may require additional education, training and/or planning.  Please note that there are many options beyond the below, and you are not limited to these when exploring a possible career community.

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Internship Spotlight: Rhode Island Department of Corrections

Senior, Kara McDonough completed an internship with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections at Kent County Probation. Read on to learn about her experience!

If you’re interested in doing your own internship but don’t know where to start, make an …

By Kevin Deeb
Kevin Deeb Career Advisor
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4 New Year’s Resolutions for the Social-Impact Job Seeker

Experts say one of the top reasons why New Year’s resolutions don’t last long is because people tend to try for too big a change right away. No pointing fingers here, but maybe this sounds familiar: Someone resolves to get …

By Deborah Swerdlow - 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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Nonprofit Salaries | How to Deal When Your Heart and Budget Collide

Those of us who are drawn to social-impact careers care deeply about the causes our work supports. At the same time, like everyone else, we have bills to pay.

So what do we do when there’s a gap between what …

By Maggie Graham - 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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Internship Spotlight: Kate Tenney & City of Quincy

Kate Tenney, a senior majoring in Public Health at RWU, recently completed an internship with the City of Quincy Department of Planning & Community Development. Kate connected with the CCPD to talk about her experience at this internship site – read …

By Molly Williams
Molly Williams Career Advisor
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Nonprofit Speak 101 | Learn the Lingo

If you’ve worked in social impact for a while, you’re probably familiar with the terminology used by nonprofit professionals to describe the ins and outs of operating in a mission-driven environment. But if you’re new to the sector, or making …

By Jaxx Artz - 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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