Volunteering as a Career

Here you can find resources on how to continue your passion for volunteer work past graduation.

Careers for the Common Good
Careers for the Common Good brings together students and organizations that are committed to creating a positive change in society. Industries range from public service and non-profits to benefit-corporations and social enterprises.

Peace Corps
The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.

AmeriCorps offers a variety of service opportunities, from the classroom to the outdoors, and everything in between. No matter what you are passionate about, where you’re from, or why you choose to serve, AmeriCorps is your chance to Be the Greater Good.

City Year
City Year AmeriCorps members serve in schools all day, every day, preparing students with the social, emotional and academic skills and mindsets to succeed in school and in life.

Teach for America 
Teach For America is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequity by teaching for at least two years and then working with unwavering commitment from every sector of society to create a nation free from this injustice.

Search for jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, organizations, mutual aid groups, and graduate programs all around the world. 

Use Handshake to find service-related internship and job opportunities hosted by UConn employers.