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Resource of the Week: Idealist

Resource of the Week: Idealist

Resource Name: Idealist.org

Where to Find it: http://www.idealist.org/

What it is: It’s a site that’s fantastic in the non-profit jobs niche. Thousands of jobs, internships, and even volunteer opportunities are listed at organizations, both domestic and international. You can search by the type of organization (immigration, civil rights, etc.) keywords, language, educational level, etc. It’s a very extensive searchable database of organizations that can help you identify target organizations in sectors of interest when prospecting for jobs.

Who it’s good for: This is a great resource to use for you college students looking for a way to give back and the opportunities offered here have many options to choose from.

Why you should use it: If you’re interested in the non-profit world or even social entrepreneurship, this site is perfect for you to check out.  You’ll find internship or job opportunities on this dynamic site tat you wont be able to find any where else! With hundreds and thousands of organizations to apply to or volunteer for, Idealist.org offers you extensive opportunities to truly make a difference in the world.

Resource of the Week: Global Listserv

Resource Name: NYU Global Listserv

Where to find it: To subscribe to the Global listserv, please send a blank email from your “nyu.edu” or “poly.edu” email address to join-career-global@lists.nyu.edu.

What it is: The Global listserv is an email newsletter about events and opportunities around and beyond NYU. It includes global events, jobs and internship opportunities, a career story highlight, and a GNU site spotlight, which includes meeting peers, a “Day in the Life”,  fun ways of getting to know a sites, and an article from that specific country. It also includes featured global resources.

Who it is good for: All students in NYU across the GNU!

Why you should use it: The Global listserv puts you up front and center with events happening across the GNU. Whether you are studying at the NYU campus or at one of the many global sites, the global listserv can help you prepare for or stay in touch with a global experience. Additionally, the global listserv has the most recently posted career opportunities abroad, articles and spotlight stories from across the GNU, as well as invaluable resources to help you in your global studies.