Career Related Experience
- Alexandria Volunteer Bureau
Information about volunteer opportunities in Alexandria.
- Dynamy: Education in Action
Information about internships available for an alternative year to college directly after high school.
- Habitat for Humanity International
Building homes in 50 states and 53 countries.
The global clearinghouse of nonprofit and volunteering resources; includes searches for volunteer opportunities by category and location.
- NAMES Project Foundation: AIDS Memorial Quilt
Help with displays, raise funds, or quilt a square.
- Outward Bound
Information about the Outward Bound program and a listing of Outward Bound schools in the U.S. and Canada.
- Peace Corps
"The toughest job you'll ever love!"
- Points of Light Foundation
To engage more people more effectively in volunteer community service to help solve serious social problems.
- Special Olympics
Provides volunteers for sports training and athletic competition in Olympic-type sports for people with mental disabilities.
- Virginia Commission for National & Community Service
Links to volunteer opportunities throughout Virginia.
- Volunteer Fairfax
Information on the volunteer opportunities available in Fairfax County for students and adults.
- Volunteer Match
Non-profit organization which helps people get involved in their community.
- Youth In Action Network
An interactive online service for youth and educators who want to participate in community service and social action projects.
Co-op and Internships
- Cooperative Education
Offers students high school credit and paid opportunities to enhance career-related skills learned in the classroom.
Clubs and Organizations
There are many clubs and organizations that offer career-related experiences. Please contact the club advisor to learn more. Some examples include: