Social Sector Careers

Breaking the Mold: A Conference on Careers for the Common Good

Breaking the Mold is a 2-day conference sponsored by the Dartmouth Center for Social Impact that provides information and alumni networking opportunities for students interested in exploring or pursuing careers for the common good.

More information can be found here. 

Bridges to Impact

Working, studying, or volunteering for a social impact cause in Boston, Washington, D.C., or New York? Apply for Bridges to Impact.

Eligible alumni could be: working for a nonprofit, teaching in a school, studying public interest law or medicine or public health, working for government, doing impact investing or nonprofit consulting, and so much more. Eligible alumni need to have graduated within the last year. If you have questions about your eligibility email Leah Torrey.

As a young alumnus in Bridges to Impact, you will:

  • Be matched with an individual Dartmouth alumni mentor in your metro area who will provide guidance and an opportunity to reflect on your career path.
  • Attend networking events, and workshops run by Dartmouth alumni engaged in social impact work.
  • Meet and engage with other new professionals working in the social sector.
  • Connect with numerous Dartmouth alumni, gain wisdom from their experiences, and grow your professional and social networks.

Continue to grow beyond your time at Dartmouth through Bridges to Impact. Bridges to Impact connects alumni who have graduated in the last year working or studying in any area of social impact with a Dartmouth alumni mentor and with a network of alumni making an impact through their work and service.

Past events have included conversations with: Becca Heller '05, MacArthur Genius Fellow, about her incredible refugee work, civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley '86 about current policing methods, and Professor Brendan Nyhan on countering misinformation on politics and public health.