Education, Non-Profit, Social Services iconEducation, Non-Profit and Social Services

Are you someone who cares for others, enjoys building people up and helping them achieve their potential? Join the Education, Non-Profit and Social Services Career Community on Handshake to receive relevant industry information, learn about great events, and discover internships and volunteer opportunities to build your resume. And connect with your Career Coach for personalized advice!

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Personal or general interests that indicate this community might be a good fit:
Personal improvement, desire to help underrepresented populations, showing empathy and support for others, community service, teaching, mentoring, human rights, social advocacy, victim advocacy, working with animals, immigration, recreation and parks, philanthropy

Industries in which
you might seek employment
after graduation:

 

Careers you might consider
after graduation:

  • Childcare
  • Education
  • Recreation and parks
  • Prisons
  • Community development
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Hospice Care
  • Event production
  • Hospitals
  • Public health
  • Nursing homes
  • Youth services
  • Victim assistance
 
  • Teacher
  • Counseling
  • Grant writer
  • Spiritual advisor
  • Hospice worker
  • Event planner
  • Volunteer coordinator
  • Community developer

Meet Your Career Coach:

Brandy Williams headshotBrandy Williams, MLHR

Career Coach
(614) 292-6961
williams.2797@osu.edu

Brandy joined Arts and Sciences Career Success in October 2005. Brandy advises students seeking internships, volunteer roles, research positions, and other resume building experiences.

Schedule an Appointment

 


Jobs and Internships for members of this Career Community

Guides and tip sheets you'll find useful:

  1. Searching for a Job in Human Services

  2. Value of Volunteering

  3. Teaching English Abroad

  4. Short Term Post Grad Job Opportunities

  5. Conducting an Informational Interview

  6. Mentoring Programs

Helpful Links for members of this Career Community

Education, Non-Profit and Social Services

  • Idealist: Global directory of jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities with non-profit organizations around the world

  • Social Service Job Site: Online job board for social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, mental health, case management, employee assistance, volunteer management, substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, community development, youth development, child welfare, developmental disabilities and all other areas of social services.

  • Volunteer Match: Explore hundreds of volunteer opportunities in cause areas like health and medicine, education, community building etc. Choose from numerous nonprofit organizations nationwide who are seeking volunteers to create a real impact.

  • 2-1-1 Directory (HandsOn Central Ohio): Connecting residents in Franklin county with comprehensive and up-to-date information about social, health and government services.

  • How to Become a Social Worker: This comprehensive guide dissects the education and training required for entry into the field, specific certifications needed, the job prospects that lie ahead and social worker salaries across the country.

  • HigherEd Jobs: A resource for finding your next job in higher education.

  • Education America: Can browse jobs without registering; to apply, you must complete the free registration.  Includes teaching and support jobs; the teaching positions require Master’s degrees or other credentials.

  • i-to-i TEFL: Access information on TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) courses and jobs.

  • TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages): Provides advice from TESOL instructors, job listings, and information on the TESOL certification process.

  • Pro Z Translation Workplace: Online listing of translation jobs.  Search by language to make it even easier to access the database of opportunities.

  • Teachers-Teachers.com: Over 2000 employers and the opportunity to search for your desired teaching position based on location.

  • Teach.com: Whether you are a natural teacher seeking the credentials to start your career or an educator trying to make the leap into administration to enact change, Teach.com has resources to guide you to success.

  • University HQ: A helpful starting point for learning about careers in psychology and counseling.

Industry Connections for Education, Non-Profit and Social Services

If you're an employer that is interested in recruiting from this population of students at The Ohio State University, we've made it easy for you! Assistant Director of Industry Connections Hope Brinkmeier is your point of contact. Hope can help you explore our Career Fairs and Expos, our signature programs, and develop a recruiting strategy to hire from the high-caliber and diverse population of students and recent alumni.

Hope Brinkmeier, Assistant Director of Industry RelationsHope Brinkmeier, MBA, MEd

Assistant Director, Industry Connections
(614) 688-4262
brinkmeier.5@osu.edu

Hope Brinkmeier joined Career Success in 2020 as an assistant director of Industry Connections. Hope brings a deep knowledge of career services, having served in career guidance roles for the past 15 years, and working in a variety of industries and consulting before coming to Career Success.  An alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences, Hope went on to receive her MBA from Texas Tech, and is currently pursuing her PhD at Ohio University.

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