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Career Resources for Nonprofits
Firsthand (formerly Vault Campus)
- Career Guides & Advice - including interviewing and networking tips.
- Company Profiles – rankings and reviews on industry reputation, career advancement, quality of life, salary & benefits, interview process and more.
- Vault Guides – over 100 titles of award-winning career guides, including interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies.
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- 85 Broads is an exclusive global women’s network with members who live, work, and study in 82 countries around the world.
Council on Social Work Education
- The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 3,000 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education.
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
- Nonprofit resources like blogs, webpages, and education.
- Independent Sector serves as the premier meeting ground for the leaders of America's charitable and philanthropic sector.
National Council of Nonprofit Associations
- National Council of Nonprofits is the network of state and regional nonprofit associations serving more than 20,000 member organizations.
Network for Good
- Donate and volunteer online with nonprofits.
- Social Edge is the global online community where social entrepreneurs and other practitioners of the social benefit sector connect to network, learn, inspire and share resources.
Social Venture Network
- Social Venture Network inspires a community of business and social leaders to build a just economy and sustainable planet.
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
- YNPN is a national grassroots nonprofit organization that engages and supports future nonprofit leaders through professional development, networking, and social opportunities.
Nonprofit Salary Surveys
Guidestar Compensation Report
- Very detailed report that showcases salaries broken down by a variety of geographic locations and organization types
- Librarians at Kresge have access to this report and can share small segments per our agreement with the publisher.
- Contact Corey Seeman or Laura Berdish for assistance
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
UM Users Link (through University of Michigan Libraries)
- Leading weekly publication covering the nonprofit sector.
- The Chronicle conducts surveys on salaries.
- See also statistics on their public website
Community Research Institute Compensation Survey for Western Michigan