How to Find a Job That Changes the World - The UK Edition
The tbd* Guide to Careers in Social Impact and Sustainability
In the UK, almost half of young graduates want to make a difference with their careers*. And, as awareness of significant social and environmental challenges increases, there is a growing sense of urgency from people at all stages of their career to find a job that improves the world for the better.
However, until now, resources and support in these areas have been hard to find or fragmented, leading to missed opportunities for both job seekers and impact-driven organisations.
Here at tbd*, we’re determined to change that.
We’ve leveraged our four years of experience in helping over one million people to navigate their careers to bring you the tbd* Guide to UK Careers in Social Impact and Sustainability.
Do you want to use your skills to create a more inclusive, sustainable future?
This guide is filled with job and organisational profiles, top study programmes, application tips, inspirational interviews, articles and much more. It will provide you with concrete and honest advice for approaching your career strategically and landing a world-changing job.
Who is this guide for?
Anyone interested in working to create a more inclusive, sustainable future. Whether you're a student, recent grad, entrepreneur or just contemplating your next career steps, there's something for you.
This guide will help you to:
- Define your career priorities
- Understand how the UK social impact and sustainability sectors work
- Identify the organisations working on topics you're passionate about
- Find a suitable study programme
- Successfully apply for a job
- Build a strong professional network
- Start a social business
- Have a greater positive impact without changing jobs
We hope this guide inspires you to take the first step and pursue a career that changes the world for the better!
tbd* is a million-strong community that connects, educates and inspires people who are determined to make a career out of changing the world. Our platform and newsletter feature innovative ideas, interviews, jobs and events in the social impact and sustainability sectors.
*According to research carried out by consultancy Global Tolerance, 42% of the UK workforce want to work for an organisation that has a positive impact on the world.