Social Sector Careers

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

Break the mold! 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. Learn from accomplished professionals with diverse experiences, listen to their personal stories and gain insight into how to carve out your own career for the common good. Supported by the Center for Professional Development.

Dress is business causal. Attend as many sessions you'd like! Get to know alumni from a variety of fields at the dinner, take a deeper dive and explore a particular field at one of our three lunches, and gain the wisdom of inspiring alumni.

Take a Deeper Dive 
Thursday, November 7th, 12-1pm

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Join us for a more focused conversation in your area of interest. Eat lunch with a small circle of peers and alumni experts where the concentration will be the collision of social impact and business. 

Alumni Panel and Networking Dinner 
Thursday, November 7, 6:30-8:30pm at Collis Common Ground

Join us for dinner and discussion featuring alumni leaders from across the social sector. Hear how they launched their careers, what keeps them motivated, and get advice on your own career path.

Launching your Non-profit Job Search 
Friday, 8:30-10am 

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Join us for breakfast and a workshop centered on learning how to best initiate your social sector career search.

Take a Deeper Dive 
Friday, October 12th, 12:45-2pm

Location TBA

Join us for a more focused conversation in your area of interest. Eat lunch with a small circle of peers and alumni experts. Choose from lunch conversations on: Global Health or Youth.

Bridges to Impact

Working, studying or volunteering in NYC or DC next year?

Join other recent Dartmouth grads in a new program that will provide: Mentoring, Professional Development, Networking!

Bridges to Impact connects graduating students who will be working or studying in any area of social impact (nonprofits, social enterprise, socially responsible businesses, government, social impact research, academic study) with a Dartmouth alumni mentor and with a network of alumni making an impact through their work and volunteering.

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.
  • Receive invitations to socials, networking events, meet-ups and workshops run by Dartmouth alumni engaged in social impact work.
  • Meet and engage with other new professionals working and serving in the social sector.
  • Connect with numerous Dartmouth alumni, gain wisdom from their experiences, and grow your professional and social networks.

The Bridges to Impact will help you expand your professional network, grow your connections and build your career!

Interested? Click here to apply

For more information, contact Leah Torrey.