Idealist Grad-School Fairs, Nonprofit Career Guides, and more

Tuesday, August 26 2008 @ 10:26 PM

Contributed by: LewisR

This just in from the folks at Idealist:

If you or anyone you know is thinking of going back to graduate school, check out our Idealist Graduate Degree Fairs at:

At each of these fairs, you will meet representatives from 60 to 120 of the leading nonprofit-related graduate programs in the country, representing degrees ranging from MPAs and MBAs through Law, Social Work, International Relations, Urban Planning, and many more.

This fall they will be in:

New York, September 10
Boston, September 15
Toronto, September 18
Washington, DC, September 19
Philadelphia, September 22
San Francisco, September 30
Los Angeles, October 1
Portland, October 4
Seattle, October 7
Vancouver, October 10
Chicago, October 20
Ann Arbor, October 21
St. Louis, October 23
Durham, October 27
New Orleans, October 30
Atlanta, November 3

For more information, to register (it's free!), and to see a list of the schools attending each fair, just go to and click on your city.

And if you want to get a sense of who you'll meet at these fairs, and why you should attend, watch this two-minute video:


They also invite you to take a look at two free books that can help you or other people you know find a nonprofit job.

The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers and The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers are both available to download for free at:

If you want to get a sense of what these books look like, and what topics they cover, we have a short video for you:

Good luck!!

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