Nonprofits & Volunteering
All industries have their own hiring process and timeline. Nonprofits are no different. You'll find nonprofits recruiting on campus throughout the year by offering information sessions or tabling. Many Carleton alums working within this sector come to campus for 30 Minute informational interviews and workshops to share their expertise. Career Center staff can also provide resources to find positions which allow you to make a difference and be part of the solution.
The Big Guys
These programs are some of the largest volunteer organizations of their kind. They serve both in the US and abroad.
- Peace Corps - Peace Corps Volunteers travel overseas to make real differences in the lives of real people.
- AmeriCorps*VISTA - AmeriCorps places individuals with community-based agencies to help find long-term solutions to the problems caused by urban and rural poverty. Lots of volunteer opportunities available.
- Teach for America - Large program to help educate children. Site also has an online application.
- Catholic Volunteer Network - The largest and most comprehensive guide to Catholic and Christian volunteer programs available. The RESPONSE Directory allows you to search all volunteer opportunities offered by 200 member programs.