I previously wrote about how to change career fields to social innovation. Whether you are new to the space, or already committed to a social change career, here are some resources to help you with your job search.
Check these job boards regularly for new opportunities.
Social Enterprise/Private Sector Social Good:
Give to Get jobs
Be Social Change
B Corp Jobs Board
Social Enterprise Jobs <email@example.com> (e-mail list)
Social Enterprise List <SE-L@listserv.american.edu> (e-mail list)
Corporate Social Responsibility:
Profession and Purpose
Jobs in Sustainability
Green Career Guides
Common Good Careers
Fellowships are great for an entry-level move into the space, or for further development for professionals.
Frontier Market Scouts
Princeton in Latin America
Foundation for Sustainable Development
Global Health Corps
Acumen East Africa Fellows Program
PopTech Science Fellows
Ashoka Humphrey Fellowship in Journalism
Nieman Fellowship in Journalism
Fried Frank Fellowship
REDF Farber Fellowship
Ford Foundation International Fellowship
MindTrust Education Entrepreneur Fellowship
Teach for America
Teach for India
Young India Fellowship
Maybe you want to try out a short stint before making a full-time move into social innovation. There is a multitude of short-term volunteer programs out there, or volunteer with one of these organizations.
Join a community of individuals committed to social change. Whether it’s a university or local club, or one of these international organizations, it’s a great opportunity to connect with peers, receive trainings, and learn about new opportunities in the space.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
Escape the City
Social Venture Network
What social innovation job resources are missing from this list? Add them in the comments.