Explore ENS

Careers in education, nonprofit, and social impact offer opportunities to use advocacy, service, and leadership to enhance the human condition, help others realize their potential, and make the world more just. We invite you to explore this cluster to determine if it is a good fit for you and leverage our services to launch your job, internship, or graduate school search.

What would you like to do?

Meet Your Career Coach

Our specialized Education, Nonprofit, and Social Impact career coach will help you launch a job, internship, or graduate school search in your field of interest.


Explore Industries in Education, Nonprofit, and Social Impact

Key Resources

We recommend using these platforms as a starting point. This is not an exhaustive list.


As you look for opportunities, start with Handshake, our centralized platform where employers post positions for Boston College students. All of the top employers are hiring on Handshake, including many in ENS! You can also find campus recruitment opportunities.

Our guide will help you set up your profile and make the most of your Handshake account.


Featured ENS Employers

Follow these employers and others you like on Handshake to receive email alerts when new jobs and events are posted. Following employers also helps improve your job recommendations.

Eagle Exchange

Eagle Exchange is an interactive virtual platform that fosters connections between students and Boston College alumni. You can use Eagle Exchange to build your professional network, ask career-related questions, find alumni mentors, apply to projects to build skills, and more.

Our guide will help you set up your profile and make the most of your Eagle Exchange account.

Eagle Exchange

Big Interview

Build confidence in your interview skills through free access to Big Interview. You can record yourself answering questions that are tailored to specific industries.

To access: Click on 'Register' in the top right corner. Use your BC email address to create your account.

Big Interview


A formal internship is not the only way to gain professional experience. Projects are a great option to boost your resume/portfolio, build skills, and grow your professional network. The Forage platform offers hypothetical projects from top employers that you can complete to learn more about working in a specific field.


LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning provides free access to thousands of on-demand courses giving you an opportunity for self-paced learning about topics of interest from industry experts. This is also a great way to develop the skills all employers seek in their entry-level candidates.

Log in with your BC credentials to start exploring.

LinkedIn Learning


Find out what it is like to work within an industry, a company, or a profession. View the career guides for up to date information on a variety of careers as well as interviewing strategies and job search tips.

To access: Register for an account using your Boston College email address.


In addition to the above platforms, use these resources curated by the Career Center to assist you in your career exploration and preparation.

ENS Newsletters

Update your career interests in Handshake to receive regular updates from our coaches with exclusive resources, reminders, event invites, job/internship postings, and more. 

Summer Experience Database

Use the database to find students who completed internships that you may be interested in and reach out to them to discuss their summer experience.

Upcoming Events

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