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Nonprofit Career Resources

Nonprofit Career Resources

As a Spertus student, alumnus, or graduate of one of our continuing professional development workshops, you've already built an educational platform for future opportunities. As you consider any possible next career steps, you may want to check out some of our favorite nonprofit job and career resources.

  • Idealist
    Resources and information relevant to nonprofit community members including jobs, internships, graduate school programs, nonprofit organizations, and volunteer opportunities worldwide.

  • Nonprofit Organizations of Illinois (
    A longtime fixture in the Chicago-area nonprofit community for those seeking jobs and those seeking quality employees. Now managed by Lumity, this is Illinois' largest nonprofit job board. Also posts internships and volunteers opportunities.

  • Higher Ed Jobs
    The name says it all. Local, regional, national, and international.

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
    International job board of development and fundraising positions.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    National resources, news, and job postings related to higher education.

  • Jewish Vocational Service (
    Offers a comprehensive listing of non-sectarian employment and training services to help Chicagoans explore career choices and find jobs in a rapidly changing marketplace.

  • Jewish Jobs
    Clearinghouse for job postings at nonprofit Jewish communal organizations.

  • Chicago Public Library Job Searchers Resource
    Resources for researching potential employers, applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, and more.

  • Townie Jobs
    Chicago-land specific job listings for a wide variety of open positions.

A variety of mobile apps and email services are designed to alert you when openings in your area(s) of interest are posted. Here are some worth investigating:

Do you have a favorite resource you think we should add?
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