Navigating the World of Social Impact Careers

Social impact careers offer opportunities to make a difference, whether you’re starting your first job right out of Puget Sound, or transitioning in your career. These roles align align with goals such as quality education, sustainable infrastructure, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

From nonprofits to government, entrepreneurship, marketing, and sustainability, social impact careers span diverse fields. Individuals pursuing social impact careers can make a difference by either mitigating negative impacts or directly addressing societal challenges.

Net Impact provides resources, networking, and a job board for those pursuing social impact careers. Regardless of your field, you can create positive change and find purpose in your work by embracing a social impact career.

To kickstart your journey in social impact, make use of resources and networks such as Net Impact. They offer job search tools, networking opportunities, programs, events, and a job board tailored to social impact careers. Check out their comprehensive blog all about careers in social impact here!

Remember, a career in social impact is about embracing your passion and using it to create a positive impact in the world, shaping your path according to your values and aspirations.

By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)