dealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair Brings 100+ Employers to Boston on 2/24/09
Boston, MA -- Boston University hosts the Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 from 11am-3pm at in the Metcalf Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue. The Idealist .org job fair is the premier area event featuring resources for information on jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities in the non-profit sector. Details including registration information (free for jobseekers), schedule, directions and a complete list of participating organizations are available at http://snipr.com/bostoncareerfair. Suffolk University students and alumni are encouraged to attend.
The fair is an excellent opportunity to network with established professionals and attend information sessions about non-profit career paths. Over one hundred organizations are registered to attend including: American Cancer Society, Harvard University, Peabody Essex Museum, Crittenton Women's Union, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Habitat for Humanity International, AmeriCorps/VISTA, Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts, National Urban Fellows, Inc., Perkins School for the Blind, The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc., and The Home For Little Wanderers.
Idealist.org is an invaluable resource for information on non-profit careers. The site’s comprehensive approach to its field is evident in its extensive listings of job, internship and volunteer opportunities, as well as featured articles, forums, and career guides. 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: http://www.idealist.org/en/career/guide/index.html.