Education & Nonprofit

Education and Non-profit includes fields such as teaching, advocacy, library and information services, environmental and social work.  Hamiltonians in this industry work at places such as the NYC Department of Education, Global Communities, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the The Nature Conservancy.

Scroll through the blog posts and stories below to learn more about Hamilton student and alumni experiences in this industry, and then use our career resources such as Facts on File and O*Net to learn more. Finally, meet with your career advisor and explore the Career Center curriculum to learn how to network with alumni to discuss your interests and learn more about their work.

April Highlights

Takeaways from Past Events

Foundations in Sexual Education 

Eliza Burwell ’17 unpacked what it is like to be a Sexual Assault Response Team Advocate on April 20. She enlightened us on the education programs put in place to educate community partners and the mission behind Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine. Burwell reminds the audience that although it is a painful job, it is also extremely rewarding.

Local Resources to Explore Nonprofits

Thea Bowman House

From summer reading programs to child care programs, the Thea Bowman House aims to serve low-income, at-risk children and families in Utica. By providing quality care and using a structured program focused on educational and social enrichment, volunteers at the Thea Bowman House hope to break the cycle of poverty.  

Hope House

Since its start in 1992, Hope House has served the homeless community in Utica. From providing shelter to hot meals, Hope House ensures that its residents have all the essentials needed to create a safe environment that promotes self-sufficiency and the improvement in the quality of life. Volunteers can help make delicious meals, organize storage, and interact with the community! This is a great way to explore the nonprofit sector.

Podcast to Follow

Green Dreamer

Green Dreamer is a podcast and multimedia journal. Its interactive website illuminates paths to ecological regeneration and intersectional sustainability. The guide shares advice on how to live a sustainable lifestyle and which environmental organizations and nonprofits share a common goal for a sustainable future. Learn about ways you can get involved in the greening of our future and educate yourself about environmental justice and the science behind carbon sequestration. 

Featured Blog Post

Hannah Tessler "14Working Around the Globe and in Grad School

Hannah Tessler is a 2014 graduate who majored in sociology and minored in Chinese. She is currently an Education Consultant at Dipont Education in Shanghai, China.

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Class of 2018 Outcomes Report
Outcomes by Industry

Class of 2018 Outcomes Report

Each year, the Career Center surveys recent graduates to track their progress during their first year after Hamilton. The resulting report includes data about career fields and employers, where graduates are pursuing advanced degrees and postgraduate fellowships, as well as outcome information for each concentration.

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