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Job Sites by Career Field: Health, Law, Non-Profit, Politics & Social Sciences

Career Resources for Related Majors

  • Anthropology (PDF) - Careers include socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, or biological-physical anthropology.
  • Economics (PDF) - Connection to production, consumption, distribution of goods and services.
  • History (PDF) - Consider opportunities related to research, analyzing or interpreting the past.
  • Kinesiology (PDF) - Careers encompassing knowledge of movement and human performance for health and wellness.
  • Philosophy (PDF) - Explore options related to cultural ideals, analytical thinking, and ethics.
  • Political Science (PDF) - Jobs could include conducting public opinion survey, analyzing election results or public documents, and interviewing public officials.
  • Psychology (PDF) - Careers in education, business, law and health such as market research, labor relations, or management and productivity improvement.
  • Social Work (PDF) - Typically utilized in child welfare/ family services' settings giving mental, medical, educational, correctional, and gerontology services.
  • Sociology (PDF) - Utilize this study of human groups and organizations toward potential career pursuits.
  • Women's Studies (PDF) - Utilize skills gained from examining cultural myths and assumptions.
Resources for students with specific interests
Health-Related Sites
Law Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement Jobs.com - Contains job listings as well as links to law enforcement agencies and organizations.
  • US Department of Justice - The DOJ recruits for all of their divisions (including DEA, INS, Office of Inspector General, US Marshal Service, Bureau of Prisons and more).
  • AmeriCorps - Participate with local and national organizations/ agencies committed to addressing community needs in education, public safety, health and the environment.
  • Common Good Careers - Site supports hiring needs of the nation’s leading nonprofits and social innovators.
  • GuideStar - Searchable database of more than 640,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States.
  • Idealist.org - Online news feed of jobs and internships. Includes directory for 9,000 non-profit web sites.
  • NonProfit Career Network - Resource for individuals seeking job opportunities in nonprofit organization or people who want to volunteer.
  • Nonprofit Connect - Kansas City local organization that offers resources for those seeking a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector. Click on Careers tab.
  • Nonprofit Leadership Alliance - National organization equipping students to become skilled professionals and leaders in America's nonprofit organizations.
  • OpportunityKnocks.org - Search for "jobs that change the world" by city, state, organization or position.
  • United Way Directory - Find a United Way in your area, look for member agencies.
  • The NonProfit Times - Online resource for nonprofit professional looking for employment.
  • Teach for America - Organization recruiting recent college graduates from all backgrounds to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools.
Political/ Legal or Government
  • Grassroots Campaigns Inc. (GCI) - Independent organization that does strategic consulting, fundraising, and field organizing to build support for groups, issues, and campaigns. Recuits at K-State.
  • Project Vote Smart - National Internship Program provides opportunity to study American politics for 10 weeks with other students from across the country in the Montana Rockies.
  • The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars - Independent, nonprofit organization providing opportunities for students to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit.
  • U.S. State Department - Listing of student internships and fellowships at the U.S. Department of State.
  • USA Jobs - Listing of jobs throughout the United Stateswith numerous federal government agencies.
  • US PIRG (PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUPS) - Takes on public interests issues on behalf of the American public. Recuits at K-State.
Social Services