Careers in advocacy and social impact focus on creating positive social change and making a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals and communities in need.


Pictured above: Isaac Simms-Foster ’21 interns at Tacoma Urban League.

7 In-Demand Green Skills Right Now

Every major change in the world impacts the labor market, and climate change is no exception. As environmental crises escalate and new challenges emerge—like meeting the 2030 emission reduction target—companies are pushed to invest in sustainable practices. To navigate …

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The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

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Your Guide to Crafting a Nonprofit Cover Letter

If you’re applying to multiple jobs in the social-impact sector, you may be tempted to use the same cover letter in all of your applications, even when the organizations have different focus areas. While it can seem like this tactic …

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1500 N. Warner St. #1081
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Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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