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Nonprofit Career Resources

Nonprofit Career Resources

As a Spertus student or alumnus — or as a graduate of one of our continuing professional development workshops — you've already built an educational platform for future opportunities. As you consider 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 (npo.net)
    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 (JVSChicago.org)
    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.
  • DRG Executive Search & Recruitment
    A NY-based firm that handles many high-level searches for Jewish and other nonprofit organizations. For positions at Jewish organizations, they seek graduates with the Spertus MAJPS or Executive MAJPS degrees.
  • 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: