A Department of Student Affairs

Impact Careers

Impact careers align social, environmental, and economic values with professional interests and skills.

Impact Careers include careers in:

  • Community development
  • Corporate impact
  • Education access and achievement
  • Energy and clean tech
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Government and public policy
  • Health access and awareness
  • Impact finance and investing
  • International development
  • Nonprofit management
  • Philanthropy
  • Social entrepreneurship

Opportunities to launch a career in an impact field exist throughout and beyond your college education. Consider these options to begin developing the knowledge, skills, and network for your impact career!


College of Education and Professional Studies

Urban Teacher Preparation Academy

Idealist Graduate School, Certificate & Alternative Education Resources


UCO Volunteer and Service Learning Center

United Way of Central Oklahoma



Centre for Global Competency 

Net Impact Career Center

Idealist.org Career Center

USAJobs.Gov Pathways


The Office of High Impact Practice

Service Corps

AmeriCorps State & National

Peace Corps

City Year

Global Citizen Year (GCY)

Teach For America

The Student Conservation Association

Year Up

 Jobs with Impact

Commongood Careers 


Net Impact’s Career Center 

Opportunity Knocks 

Echoing Green Social Impact Job List

Entrepreneurial Programs and Incubators

Oklahoma Small Business Development Center

Grow in Oklahoma City


OU Social Entrepreneurship

The Oklahoma Group

Career Development Center