Career with a CauseFor more than half a century, CU Boulder has been a leader in climate and energy research, interdisciplinary environmental studies programs and engaging in sustainability and “green” practices both on campus and in the larger world.

Add to this extraordinary record and explore careers where you can make an impact on a person’s life or the environment. If you want a job that you can feel good about, check out the tips and resources here.

Careers With a Cause

CU Boulder Career Services partners with Naropa University’s Career Center to host this annual event in February. More than 40 nonprofit organizations typically attend, seeking passionate and enthusiastic volunteers, interns and full-time employees. Organizations may focus on working with animals, children, human/social services, elders, the environment and more. For dates and details, log in to Handshake.

Go Green

Almost every industry offers “green” opportunities, including energy innovation, technology and environmental conservation. From exploring sustainable farming techniques to developing new products and technologies, the green and environmental fields are growing.

  Green and Environmental Career Planning Guide

Additional Campus Resources and Opportunities

Help People

Find an opportunity to help others and give back. Explore human services careers that include tasks and responsibilities such as providing information, training, counseling, therapy or other assistance in order to help people improve the quality of their lives. People seek assistance for a variety of reasons, so there are several fields within human services including medical, financial, developmental, physical and psychological support and help.

  Human Services & Nonprofit Career Planning Guide

  Government & Public Service Career Planning Guide

Nonprofit Job Links

Government Links

Human Services Links