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Workshops

The Careers for the Common Good  workshop series focuses on giving UNH students inspiration, knowledge, and awareness of nonprofit careers and of volunteer opportunities after graduation. All students are welcome to attend our free workshops.

Our workshops will allow you to:

  • Learn about the nonprofit and public sectors.
  • Learn about viable career options in the nonprofit and public sectors.
  • Make connections with nonprofit and public service employers.
  • Discover resources when looking for socially responsible careers.

Past workshops:

Fall 2012

1. NONPROFIT CAREERS: INFO SESSION

This workshop is a general  info session about nonprofit jobs!! Topics will include: different sectors of nonprofits, salary information, graduate school options, and ways to get involved! 

 NOVEMBER 28TH 4:30-5:30 MEETING ROOM A&B 

Spring 2013

1. NONPROFIT CAREERS:  A PANEL DISCUSSION

Come hear nonprofit professionals share their success stories in their fields! The panel will describe how they got to where they are and how you can do it too! The discussion will be from 4:30-5:15 with a 15 minute Q&A. Panelists include: Dr. Steven Kaplan, UNH President; Janis Astor del Valle, ED of Youth Rights Media; Stephen Cremin-Endes, Community Building Specialist of Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven; Kellyann Day, CEO of New Haven Home Recovery; and Johanna  Krebs, Court Monitoring Specialist at MADD. 

 Monday March 4th 4:30-5:30 Alumni Lounge (in Bartels Hall at UNH)

 

2.   RESUME WRITING TO HIGHLIGHT COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

In partnership with the Career Development Center, this session will begin with a presentation on how to showcase experiences such as volunteering, the Community Work Study program, and service-learning. The presentation will also include information on how to find jobs in the nonprofit sector specifically. A Q&A will follow the presentation. Students are encouraged to bring hard copies of their resumes and take notes throughout the session. 

 Tuesday March 27th 12:00-1:00 BSAC      OR         Wednesday March 28th 12:00-1:00 BSAC


3.  POST-GRADUATE SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Current and/or alumni from Teach for America, the Peace Corps, and AmeriCorps (VISTA and NCCC) will be present to share their experiences and stories with the UNH Community. These workshops are free and all students are welcome. RSVP appreciated at servicelearning@newhaven.edu. The dates/times are:

Tues April 2nd Teach for America 12:30-1:15 Meeting Room AB (next to Alumni)

 Weds April 3rd Peace Corps 12:30-1:15 Moulton Lounge

 Thurs April 4th AmeriCorps 12:30-1:30 Meeting Room AB (next to Alumni)

Fall 2013

4.  POST-GRADUATE SERVICE PANEL

  

Do you know what you want to do after you graduate?The post graduate service panel will show you potential service opportunities to pursue. Hear from the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps NCCC and VISTA, and Public Allies about short-term post graduate service opportunities.
Mon November 18th 4:00 -6:00 in Alumni Lounge
This event was featured in the first edition of the CT AmeriCorps Monthly newsletter! To read the article about the service organizations and student engagement click here!