Advocacy & Social Impact

Exploring post-grad options? Consider a service year!

Wondering what to do after you graduate from Puget Sound? Discover the benefits of a service year — learn where to apply, what to expect, and how it can shape your future. Gain valuable insights from CES Career Advisor Maya Herran’s experience, and explore the transformative potential of a year of service.

By Kris Hay
Kris Hay Communications Coordinator
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Who’s Hiring? 10 Organizations Devoted to International Development

Photo Credit: Salah Malkawi, EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid

Are you looking for opportunities to address global challenges, partner with international communities, or be part of humanitarian aid responses? If so, then applying for a role with an organization …

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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, …

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

Alumni Connections

  • Director of Advising and Student Success School Of Pharmacy University Of Washington
Meet Caitlin >
  • Family Resource Coordinator HopeSparks
Meet Kate >
  • Pasadena, CA
  • Chaplain Candidate US Army
Meet Jake >
  • Marketing Intern Coffee Exchange
Meet Alisa >
  • Kapolei, HI
  • School Counselor Ewa Makai Middle School
Meet Chad >
  • Collections Assistant Gilcrease Museum
Meet Ellica >
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Organizational Equity Manager Washington State Department of Ecology
Meet Hannah >
  • Khulna, Bangladesh
  • International Director Speak Up for the Poor
Meet Troy >

Gain Experience

Explore opportunities with Forage to find job simulations in your industry of interest.

Contact & Location


Howarth Hall, Room 101
1500 N. Warner St. #1081
Tacoma, WA 98416-1081

CES Office Hours

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.