This is a community for those interested in all areas of Non-Profit, Education & Public Sector to explore news, resources and events from the CDO, SOM Clubs and broader Yale.
Students interested in the Non-Profit space often pursue a range of opportunties including operations, finance, fundraising, and strategy through roles in government, consulting firms, foundations, hospitals and charities.
Sample employers include: Ashoka, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Clinton Health Access Intiative, Coalition for Green Capital, Eat the Change, Kiva, RedF, Robin Hood Foundation, Sesame Workshop, Bridgespan, Wellspring and WWF.
Students with an interest in Education often find themselves exploring roles in Education Consulting, Fundraising, Policy, Reform, and Technology among others.
B school graduates find a path into a variety of roles in the public sector, which often hires analysts, advisors and project managers.
Student interested in the space explore roles in Strategy, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management and Leadership. Skills are applied to long-rang planning or other important public administration functions to understand and engage with business stakeholders.
Operating at the intersection of government and business can differentiate you in your private sector career:
– Analyzing impact of a government policy for equities research pitch
– Providing management consulting to major government clients
– Working with governments to develop social entrepreneurship ventures in a developing nation.
Sample employers include: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), U.S. Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve System, City of New York, Presidential Management Fellowship, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), World Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), United Nations, U.S. Congress and Office of the President
If you’re applying to multiple jobs in the social-impact sector, you may be tempted to use the same cover letter in all of your applications, even when the organizations have different focus areas. While it can seem like this tactic …
If you’ve worked in social impact for a while, you’re probably familiar with the terminology used by nonprofit professionals to describe the ins and outs of operating in a mission-driven environment. But if you’re new to the sector, or making …
When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …