Non-Profit Opportunity Ideas for PhD Students

First Steps

  • Examine Alternate Structure/Title for Secondary Area
  • Research Courses in the Voinovich School
  • Examine Existing Certificate Programs that might support your interest
    • Contemporary History
    • Geographic Information Science (GIS)
    • Gerontology
    • Health Care Services Administration
    • Health Policy
    • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
    • Women’s Studies

Second Steps

Third Steps

  • Volunteer with Community Organizations
  • Apply for Graduate Assistantship Opportunities in Academic Support Units
  • Assist in Programming by Academic Support Units
  • Research Post-Doc Opportunities
  • Research Fellowship Opportunities (esp. CLS Award)
  • Contact College Grant-Writer for Application Help

Fourth Steps and Beyond

  • Apply to Post-Doc Opportunities
  • Apply to Relevant Fellowships

See other ideas:
Ideas to enhance teaching experience | Ideas to enhance research/creative activity experience | Ideas to enhance academic service experience | Ideas to prepare for entering governmental or intergovernmental service | Ideas to prepare for work in non-profit organizations

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