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Tools and resources for social-impact professionals like you

From professional development and career advice, to grad school fairs and ideas for taking action in your community, we’re here to help you on your social-impact journey.

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Remote Opportunities

Filter available job, volunteer, and internship listings to exclusively show remote-only opportunities.

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Employment Profiles

Finish your profile, adjust privacy settings, and save listings with your personalized Idealist dashboard.

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Email Alerts

Sign up for daily emails featuring opportunities that match your interests and aspirations.

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Explore Salaries

We are committed to catalyzing growth and change in the sector. If you’ve worked full-time at a U.S. nonprofit in the last three years, join us in making compensation more transparent.

Resources to aid you on your career path

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Three or Four Things Newsletter

A monthly email designed to guide you through any stage of your career.

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Designing Your Dream Career

Land your dream job or progress at your current organization with our free virtual course.

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Resume Roadmap

Build your perfect resume with our tips and resources.


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Career Advice: A Blog for Social-Impact Professionals

Whether you’re new to the nonprofit space or a seasoned pro, Career Advice offers articles from a diverse team of writers sharing tools, tips, and templates for every aspect of your professional life.

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Annual Grad School Fairs

Join us at our Social-Impact Grad School Fairs!

Every year, Idealist hosts events that allow prospective students to explore hundreds of grad programs and interact directly with grad school admissions representatives—all absolutely free!

Explore Grad Programs on Idealist

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Grad Resources: A Blog for Current and Future Graduate Students

From advice on applications and financial aid to outlining grad school alternatives, the Grad Resources blog has everything you need to explore continuing education.

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Ideas for Action: A Blog for Making a Difference

If you’re looking for ways to do good in your community, along with stories of inspiration from idealists around the world, the Ideas for Action blog is the place to find it.

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Idealists of the World on Facebook

Share resources, photos, friendship, and inspiration with more than 45,000 idealists from around the globe, all dedicated to doing good in their communities.