Learn more about nonprofit careers and expand your professional network!
Nonprofit administration and development careers require employees to wear multiple hats and bring creativity, passion, adaptability, and organizational skills to support missions that are central to their core values. The benefits of work in this sector stretch beyond a paycheck; they feed the soul.
Please join our panel of employers, all of whom hold positions in nonprofit organizations. We will discuss questions/topics like the following, with a Q&A to follow:
- Nonprofit organization structure: How are nonprofits different from private-sector businesses? What is the chain of command and supervision? What is a ‘board of directors’? What are their responsibilities?
- Nonprofit status/classifications: What’s a 501(c)? What types of rules and regulations do nonprofit organizations need to abide by to stay in operation?
- Funding sources: How do nonprofits generate income to fulfill their missions? How large of a role does grant-writing and development play for your organization, and what does that work entail
- Most Valuable Skills: What experience, knowledge, or skills do you look for when hiring people for your organization? What makes a resume/cover letter stand out in a good (or bad) way? What should students work on now to make themselves more competitive for positions in the non-profit sector?