As we move into the second half of 2016, it makes sense to take some time to assess some of the areas where third-sector organizations are beginning to truly establish progress for themselves and for the sector in general, while also looking at areas where further focus and improvements are warranted.
nonprofit management degree
When we think about working for a specific “cause” or engaging in civic work or engagement, our focus oftentimes extends as far as the boundaries of our cities or states. Indeed, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and to do great work in your own area, but, isn’t there something that is especially intriguing about the exotic? Do you ever dream about traveling to new and interesting places? How about interacting with foreign peoples who are excited to share their unique cultural experiences and differences with you?
By definition, any job you choose will have a purpose, whether it is producing widgets or serving as president. But it could be argued that careers in nonprofit offer the added benefit of having a higher purpose, where your efforts could directly impact positive change. If that sounds like something that interests you, here are seven positions within the third-sector you may consider pursuing for an enriching career.
Whether you're aspiring to lead a nonprofit organization or if you'd simply like to become involved with one in a professional capacity, even a cursory internet search can be very eye-opening. What are all of these strange words and obscure concepts? Don’t close the tab or click on something else, though. Get excited!