Service as It Relates to Your Career

The Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis invites undergraduate students to collaborate with them to develop career skills and strategies that develop and harness adaptability, creativity, entrepreneurship and resiliency to be successful in an ever-changing professional world.

Hiatt offers a variety of services, events, workshops and opportunities coupled with strong partnerships with diverse employers from a variety of sectors to support students in building a strong foundation for a professional future. Whether you are in the process of choosing a major or in need of a resume, there are a variety of ways to get started. Interested in service-oriented careers? Review the resources below.

Explore Major and Career Resources

Majors build skills for multiple careers, and students interested in service can study a variety of subjects. What Can I Do With This Major and Beyond Brandeis are great starting points when exploring major and career options to see what others have done. Learn more about non-profit careers with the Vault Guide to Nonprofit Jobs and How to Make a Difference with Volunteering & Nonprofit Careers.

Log Into Handshake

Discover career resources, find jobs and internships, connect with employers and join events exclusively for Brandeis students on Handshake. Get started by logging in with your UNet ID and passphrase. Update your career profile to receive customized jobs, internships and events related to your interests. Search postings in the non-profit, education, and service industries.

Going to Graduate School

At Brandeis, about a third of students chose to attend graduate school right after graduation. Hiatt offers a variety of resources for those considering graduate school including individual meetings, online guides that explain the application process in great detail and workshops and panels to aid in learning about fields of interest from professionals and current graduate and law students.

Resources for Careers in a Non-profit Service Field

Idealist is all about connecting idealists—people who want to do good—with opportunities for action and collaboration. With more than 120,000 organizations, Idealist helps people move from intention to action all over the world.

AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community..

The Jewish Service Corps strengthens the Jewish community's fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States.

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them skills and opportunities to change the world.

College Advising Corps works in high schools across the country and virtually to increase the number of low-income, first-generation college, and underrepresented students who enter and complete higher education.

The most complete, up-to-date nonprofit data available.

Peace Corps takes a different approach to making a difference. If you are inspired by impact that is hands-on, grassroots-driven, and lasting, get to know us.

Teach for America is looking for promising leaders to take on educational inequity.

Provides nonprofit professionals, foundation executives, board members, and others with the indispensable information and practical advice they need to help them change the world.

USAID leads international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance and help people progress beyond assistance.

World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is an international organization uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well-being.